Police in central China have arrested a supervisor who is suspected of allowing the work to continue, despite an adverse weather warning issued by the city of Wuhan.
The National Weather Service warned a Flash Flood Watch is in effect in parts of southeast Louisiana and Mississippi until 12 p.m. CDT time on Monday.
Storms have led to at least three deaths and dozens of injuries in the southern United States this week.
Severe weather causes three 18-wheeler trucks on Interstate 35E to flip over, causing one serious injury.
Residents woke up to damaged buildings and downed power lines and trees after a preliminary 19 tornadoes were reported overnight in Mississippi.
A Tornado Watch is in effect in parts of south central Texas through 5 a.m. local time Thursday, the National Weather Service said.
The dramatic images show dust and dirt being whipped in Hardeman County ahead of a severe weather warning.
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Snowfall records have been broken at locations in Ohio, Kentucky, Kansas and Missouri. Weather experts say residents should brace for "unseasonably" cold conditions.
The comments came after a set of wildfires ignited over parts of South Africa's Table Mountain in Cape Town and eventually spread to the university's campus.
Clips posted on social media captured a waterspout over the Gulf of Mexico moving towards the Florida coast on April 10.
Extreme weather warnings are in place until Saturday morning.
"I can feel the grief of our brothers and sisters there caused by these disasters," Widodo said in a televised address to the nation, according to the AP.
She claimed that China's weather warfare weapons included "bunker fuel in the ocean and pulling down the polar vortex."
"It was an amazing experience and honestly I did not think about how lucky myself and my parents were until after looking at the video," said Monica Capen.
Nashville Fire Department said that more than seven inches of rain fell in the Metro Nashville Davidson County area during two days.
Severe weather left at least five people dead and tens of thousands without power this week.
The school will be closed on Friday and authorities in the Georgia city have urged local people to stay at home.
Tornadoes caused widespread damage across parts of the state, including in Peachtree City and Coweta County.
There were at least 15 reports of tornadoes in Alabama on Thursday amid severe storms that left at least five people dead and tens of thousands without power.
The National Weather Service in Birmingham confirmed that a tornado touched down on Thursday, urging residents in the area to "TAKE COVER NOW!"
The risk of more severe weather comes just a week after several tornados wreaked havoc in the South.
Parts of Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee are at a "moderate" 4 out of 5 risk level for severe thunderstorms on Thursday afternoon and evening, including the possibility that "potentially violent" tornadoes could form.
The towering wall of dust was filmed by a number of Texas residents as it swept across parts of the state earlier this week.
A tornado outbreak that hit Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi cut electricity to tens of thousands of homes.
Thousands have been affected by outages after bad weather brought down power lines and damaged properties.
A Tornado Watch is in effect across parts of Alabama, Florida and Georgia through early Thursday morning.
States facing the highest risk of tornadoes on Wednesday include Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee.
Wet weather is expected through the weekend, with the threat of flash flooding raised across the state through Friday, according to the National Weather Service.