international news1At least three people have died and hundreds of homes have been destroyed in flash flooding in the Southern US. Two people were killed in weather-related accidents in Oklahoma and a man lost his life in San Marcos, Texas. Some areas saw up to 10 inches (25cm) of rain over a 24-hour period, with more predicted across the region.

Eight people, including two children, were reported missing along the Blanco river in Texas, local media report.