Intense Storm Batters Parts of Texas During Tornado-Warned Storm

An intense storm cell swept over parts of Katy, Texas, amid tornado warnings for the region, issued by the National Weather Service on May 18.

Footage uploaded by Twitter user @jasonmicron shows the strong winds, heavy rain and lightning strikes brought on by the cell that battered the city, west of Houston.

The National Weather Service also issued a Flash Flood Warning for the area, urging locals to avoid travelling through flood waters. Credit: @jasonmicron via Storyful