A powerful windstorm with gusts reaching speeds of 28 m/s (63 mph) has left a trail of destruction in the city of Mingachevir, Azerbaijan.

The fierce winds uprooted dozens of trees, resulting in the tragic death of 21-year-old Ravan Gasimzada from the Aghdam district and injuring five others.

The severe weather conditions have also caused widespread disruptions to essential services in the city.

Approximately 17,000 residents are experiencing electricity outages, while 400 households are facing limited gas supply.

Emergency crews are working tirelessly to clear fallen trees blocking roads and restore power to affected areas.