Severe thunderstorms accompanied by baseball-sized hail hits central Italy

Severe thunderstorms accompanied by baseball-sized hail hits central Italy

Severe thunderstorms accompanied by very large hail hit central Italy on September 5, 2015 prompting officials to declare the highest alert level for the risk of severe weather phenomena.The hardest hit was the city of Puzzuoli, near Naples, where baseball-sized hail re

Massive hailstorm claims 4 lives in Mexico

Massive hailstorm claims 4 lives in Mexico

A massive hailstorm that hit Mexico state on the night of August 30, 2015, has claimed 4 lives, and caused extensive damage across the affected areas, the local authorities reported.The streets of Coacalco have been covered with hail after an intense storm swept the mun

Heavy rain, strong winds and large hailstones devastate Peshawar, Pakistan

Heavy rain, strong winds and large hailstones devastate Peshawar, Pakistan

A severe storm tore through Peshawar, Charsadda and their surrounding villages on Sunday, April 26, 2015 uprooting trees, collapsing buildings and killing at least 44 people, officials said Monday. Over 200 people were injured.Director of the provincial meteorological d

More than 50 cm of hail fall on Sydney, Australia

More than 50 cm of hail fall on Sydney, Australia

A booming cold system which formed over the southwest slopes and the Blue Mountains hit Sydney, Australia with destructive winds and devastating hail on April 25, 2015.Seven factories collapsed under more than 50 cm (20 inches) of hail while roads turned into rivers.

Intense storm leaves UAE deserts under blanket of hail

Intense storm leaves UAE deserts under blanket of hail

An intense hail storm struck parts of United Arab Emirates (UAE) on January 19, 2015 covering extensive stretches of desert country under a blanket of hail.“This instability in the weather is because of the low pressure coming from the Mediterranean region, which

Extreme hail storm ravaged Florence, Italy

Extreme hail storm ravaged Florence, Italy

Tuscany, Italy experienced a violent hail storm with significant impacts on the region’s capital of Florence on Friday, September 19, 2014.Local media reported that the hail storm lasted about ten minutes in the city of Florence. Videos of the storm show torrentia

Cold front brings freak weather across Ural and eastern Siberia

Cold front brings freak weather across Ural and eastern Siberia

Abnormal summer snowstorm hit Russia's Ural region on July 12, 2014. Snow fell in cities of Chelyabinsk and Sverdlovsk, located in Russia's eastern Ural region, in the middle of summer; sudden temperature drop from over 20 degrees Celsius to almost

Heatwave and hailstones the size of tennis balls, Germany

Heatwave and hailstones the size of tennis balls, Germany

While most of Germany endures exceptional heatwave, eyewitnesses from village of Wassel in Sehnte reported hailstones the size of tennis balls on Saturday, July 27, 2013. AP brings video with images of damaged houses and vehicles:

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