At least 2 people have been killed after a severe thunderstorm hit the city of Wuhan, capital of China's Hubei province on May 10, 2021, turning day into night.
According to the Wuhan Emergency Management Bureau, parts of the city encountered a level 10 thunderstorm which resulted in the deaths of two workers who were on gondola cleaning windows at Sanyang Road.
The maximum rain intensity in the urban area reached 99.6 mm (3.9 inches) in 1 hour.
Authorities reported the city was also hit by record-breaking wind gusts, which destroyed roofs and windows on many buildings.
5月10日下午，武漢突然白天變黑夜，天空電閃雷鳴，狂風暴雨。武漢市多處地段有積水，樹木被颳倒。當地網民表示，對這突如其來的暴雨感到太嚇人了，這真的有點電影末世的感覺…… pic.twitter.com/Ct0JAeYZaz— 小婷 (@ttingxiao) May 11, 2021
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