Severe thunderstorm hits Wuhan, turning day into night, China
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.
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