Photo taken on July 11, 2015 shows greenhouses broken by heavy wind in Sanmen County of east China's Zhejiang Province. The approaching Typhoon Chan-Hom has brought gales and rainstorms to Zhejiang Province, east China, forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled and highways to be closed, local authorities said Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (zwx)
Photo taken on July 11, 2015 shows greenhouses broken by heavy wind in Sanmen County of east China's Zhejiang Province. The approaching Typhoon Chan-Hom has brought gales and rainstorms to Zhejiang Province, east China, forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled and highways to be closed, local authorities said Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (zwx)

A severe windstorm hit Misau town of northeast Nigeria’s Bauchi State on Friday, claiming the lives of at least three people, an official said.

Usman Yerima, a local government spokesperson, said the victims were two men and a teenage girl, and that 200 houses were destroyed during the fierce windstorm and heavy downpour.

He said most of the affected houses had their roofs blown off during the rainstorm which lasted for over four hours. Enditem

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