A large slab of concrete cladding was ripped off the front of a Manchester building by strong winds this afternoon.
It came crashing to the ground in Stevenson Square, smashing some of the tables in a seating area, outside cafes Chai Latte and Slice Pizzeria, which was thankfully empty at the time.
Fortunately, no-one was injured by the falling debris.
A member of staff from the Eastern Bloc record shop, next door to the building, said:
“I was inside the shop when I heard a massive crash.
“Some of the tables were completely destroyed. One girl was walking past. When I saw her she was on the other side of the road, she looked shaken up."