Cyclone Giovanna kills three in Madagascar

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Officials in Madagascar say a cyclone that hit the Indian Ocean island left three people dead, the Washington Post reported.

Cyclone Giovanna struck land around 1 a.m. Tuesday, which brought heavy rain and high winds along with it. Around 70 families were forced to leave their homes due to flooding.

According to national disaster officials, one person was electrocuted and another was crushed by a house that collapsed in Brickaville. The third victim drowned in Moramanga.

The worst of the storm was over by the afternoon.

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