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Severe weather wreaks havoc in Texas

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Severe weather wreaks havoc in Texas

<p>Tornadoes, heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and flooding have forced evacuations and roof top rescues in Texas.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en data-scribe-reduced-action-queue="><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Firefighter dies performing rescue operation during flooding in Claremore, Oklahoma, official says. <a href="http://t.co/8V4jpJYJ4F">http://t.co/8V4jpJYJ4F</a></p>— <span class="caps">CNN</span> Breaking News (@cnnbrk) <a href="https://twitter.com/cnnbrk/status/602396730160771072">May 24, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Around 2,000 people have had to be evacuated. </p> <p>The state governor said the situation just south of Austin was the worst he has ever seen after a wall of water pulled down trees and destroyed homes. </p> <p>As least three people have died including a 14-year.old boy and his dog who were found in a storm drain in a suburb of Dallas.</p> <p>Schools have been closed and curfews extended in some areas.</p> <p>The severe weather is expected to continue throughout the week.</p>