BERHAMPUR: Three persons were killed by lightning in Ganjam district. The deceased were Ram Gouda (40) of Gangapur, Rangabati Nahak (63) of Barapadar village of Khallikote area and Rama Gouda (45) of Mirigilendi village of Beguniapada area. Sudden thunder showers along with heavy wind caused some damage in Khallikote and Beguniapada blocks of the district.