Giant hailstones about the size of a melon lashed Ciudad Valles in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, on May 17, 2020, injuring three people and causing damage to properties.
An intense storm accompanied by hail began around 23:00 UTC (18:00 LT), smashing vehicles, damaging roofs of many houses, and disrupting power services.
ASÍ FUE LA MAGNITUD DE LAS BOLAS DE GRANIZO QUE AZOTARON LA TARDE DE AYER CIUDAD VALLES EN SAN LUIS POTOSÍ. pic.twitter.com/9ilI3nH5ey— InterNota Noticias (@InterNotaa) May 18, 2020
IMPRESIONANTE GRANIZADA ‼️— VOM Noticias (@VOMNoticias) May 18, 2020
Esta tarde se reportó una fuerte tormenta con granizo en Ciudad Valles de San Luis Potosí.
Usuarios en redes compartieron el tamaño de las bolas de hielo que cayeron del cielo, así como los desperfectos que ocasionaron. #VOMNoticias pic.twitter.com/fMSqnVDwEi
Granizada, granizo esta tarde en Ciudad Valles en la Col La Pimienta. San Luis Potosí, México. pic.twitter.com/gceEjyYTNm— JER (@TeacherPCE) May 18, 2020
Three people reportedly sustained minor injuries and did not require hospital treatment.
The Civil Protection has started visiting the affected places to conduct a damage assessment.
Asi la granizada esta tarde en ciudad valles san luis potosi Mexico— Juan (@Juan04446063) May 18, 2020
En el video se observa como los perros huyen de la granizada.
17.05.2020@chematierra @webcamsdemexico @MeteoroTamps @StormchaserUKEU @rashidalmethen @ChaacTlaloc https://t.co/2bifIYeGvm pic.twitter.com/lZR8A5tSrM
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