Berlin: At least three people died and 20 others were injured as violent rainstorms ravaged parts of Germany from Friday night till Saturday morning, Xinhua reported.
A nine-year-old girl was killed by lightning at Heidenau near the southeastern city of Dresden, when she was trying to seek shelter from a thunderstorm.
In the north of Dresden, a tree fell on a car and badly injured a 23-year-old man who sitting inside. The man died shortly afterwards.
A 47-year-old woman cyclist was killed when a tree hit her as she rode through a forest road near Luneburg city in Lower Saxony region of western Germany.
First Published: Saturday, July 07, 2012, 23:55