Tens of thousands of utility customers are without power as powerful storms roar through the mid-Atlantic region.

The storms caused the roof to collapse Monday morning at a New Jersey apartment complex, though no injuries were reported. The weather also disrupted rail service in the region and caused some delays at airports.

The storms — containing heavy rains, lightning and strong winds — swept across the South Sunday after unleashing suspected tornadoes and flooding that killed at least eight people, injured dozens and flattened much of a Texas town. Three children were among the dead.

A Shelby firefighter walks down Plymouth Springmill Road just south of the intersection of Ohio Route 96, past damage to homes caused by severe weather, in Shelby, Ohio, Sunday, April 14, 2019. (Tom E. Puskar/The Times Gazette via AP)
A Shelby firefighter walks down Plymouth Springmill Road just south of the intersection of Ohio Route 96, past damage to homes caused by severe weather, in Shelby, Ohio, Sunday, April 14, 2019. (Tom E. Puskar/The Times Gazette via AP)

Two children were killed on a back road in East Texas when a pine tree fell onto a car they were riding in a severe thunderstorm Saturday near Pollok, about 150 miles (241 kilometers) southeast of Dallas.

A Shelby firefighter walks down Plymouth Springmill Road just south of the intersection of Ohio Route 96, past severe storm damage to homes in Shelby, Ohio, Sunday, April 14, 2019. (Tom E. Puskar/The Times Gazette via AP)
A Shelby firefighter walks down Plymouth Springmill Road just south of the intersection of Ohio Route 96, past severe storm damage to homes in Shelby, Ohio, Sunday, April 14, 2019. (Tom E. Puskar/The Times Gazette via AP)
People search for personal items after severe weather damaged a home on Plymouth Springmill Road just south of the intersection of Ohio Route 96 in Shelby, Ohio, Sunday, April 14, 2019. (Tom E. Puskar/The Times Gazette via AP)
People search for personal items after severe weather damaged a home on Plymouth Springmill Road just south of the intersection of Ohio Route 96 in Shelby, Ohio, Sunday, April 14, 2019. (Tom E. Puskar/The Times Gazette via AP)
People work to cover the holes in a roof after severe weather damaged homes on Plymouth Springmill Road just south of the intersection of Ohio Route 96 in Shelby, Ohio, Sunday, April 14, 2019. (Tom E. Puskar/The Times Gazette via AP)
People work to cover the holes in a roof after severe weather damaged homes on Plymouth Springmill Road just south of the intersection of Ohio Route 96 in Shelby, Ohio, Sunday, April 14, 2019. (Tom E. Puskar/The Times Gazette via AP)
Severe storm damage to homes is seen on Plymouth Springmill Road just south of the intersection of Ohio Route 96 in Shelby, Ohio, Sunday, April 14, 2019. (Tom E. Puskar/The Times Gazette via AP)
Severe storm damage to homes is seen on Plymouth Springmill Road just south of the intersection of Ohio Route 96 in Shelby, Ohio, Sunday, April 14, 2019. (Tom E. Puskar/The Times Gazette via AP)

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