A massive hailstorm hit the Spanish city of Alicante, Valencia on the morning of November 23, 2021. The hailstorm was preceded by large amounts of rain in a very short period.
According to AEMET, a weather station in Alicante registered 46 mm (1.8 inches) of rain in just 25 minutes.
The Alicante-Elx airport registered 58 mm (2.28 inches) of rain in less than an hour. Of these, 47.5 mm (1.87 inches) in 30 minutes and 39.6 mm (1.55 inches) in 20 minutes.
The airport has reported the storm between 02:30 and 03:20 LT, with heavy hail starting at 03:10 LT.
1 Las imágenes más espectaculares de la histórica granizada en Alicante – ABC
Featured image credit: Laura Millan
If you value what we do here, create your ad-free account and support our journalism.
Producing content you read on this website takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work. If you value what we do here, select the level of your support and register your account.
Your support makes this project fully self-sustainable and keeps us independent and focused on the content we love to create and share.
All our supporters can browse the website without ads, allowing much faster speeds and a clean interface. Your comments will be instantly approved and you’ll have a direct line of communication with us from within your account dashboard. You can suggest new features and apps and you’ll be able to use them before they go live.
You can choose the level of your support.
Stay kind, vigilant and ready!