Three dead as Gonzalo batters UK
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THREE people have died and three more injured after winds of up to 108mph and heavy rain battered the UK yesterday.
One woman died after a tree was uprooted opposite Kensington Barracks in central London during high winds from the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo.
Elsewhere a man was crushed to death underneath a van in Canvey, Essex, after a van fell on top of him.
The victim, in his 30s, was underneath the van repairing it when a strong gust of wind caused it to fall off a car jack.
Another man, aged 63, was killed after his car hit a bridge near Merseyside, Liverpool, as the area experienced gusts of up to 35mph.