Devastating hailstorm leaves thousands homeless in northern Vietnam

Devastating hailstorm leaves thousands homeless in northern Vietnam

More than 10 000 homes were damaged and 26 people injured during a 20-minute long hailstorm in northern Lao Cai province, Vietnam. The hailstones, 8 – 10 centimeters in diameter, were reported to have lashed the 26 communes and towns in the district of Muong Khuong…

Extreme weather US: One meter of hail in Panhandle, Texas

Extreme weather US: One meter of hail in Panhandle, Texas

Extreme weather, including heavy hail and flooding, has paralyzed parts of the Panhandle, Texas shutting down highways on Wednesday afternoon, April 11, 2012.According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Highway 136 at Fritch was closed in Hutchinson

Tennis ball-size hail hit Dalmacija, Croatia

Tennis ball-size hail hit Dalmacija, Croatia

A severe thunderstorm strike region of Dalmatia in Croatia. Torrential rain swept first, followed by hail, which was the size of tennis balls. Hail was falling on two occasions, the first ten minutes, and then later another five minutes. In only few hours the amount of

Hailstorm hits SW China’s Guizhou province

Hailstorm hits SW China’s Guizhou province

At least 17 people were killed and 155 injured in south China’s Guangdong province as of Monday after hailstones, cloudburst and strong wind ravaged the region.Gales as strong as 45.5 meters per second, accompanied by hailstorm and lashing rain, battered cities