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A hailstorm swept across the southern part of the country on Saturday afternoon, causing damage in several communities. The storm which was accompanied by heavy wind and lightning happened at around 4pm, sending people running for cover.
Heavy hailstorms hit parts of the Witwatersrand and Pretoria on Thursday afternoon, shattering windscreens, windows and roofs. Several amateur pictures of the damage and of hail stones the size of golf balls made their appearance on Twitter later in the afternoon.
Most parts of the country yesterday experienced hailstorm and the most affected region was Hhohho. Senior Meteorologist Dumsani Sithole said: "The storm developed from the Highveld and most areas that experienced the hailstorm was Mbabane and surrounding areas such as Ezulwini, Lobamba, Mhlambanyatsi, Ngwenya, Motshane, Pine Valley to name just a few.
At least five people - including children - were injured, and homesteads, crops and trees were damaged in a 10-minute hailstorm in Sherpur of Bogra on Sunday afternoon.
Like France, violent storms have occurred in Spain especially in the North and East of the country. In addition to the heavy rain, large hail were recorded.
Seven people died and another went missing after downpours and hailstorms lashed northwest China's Gansu Province late Monday, local authorities said Tuesday.
Large hail / hailstorm and damage caused by large hail in Sibiria (Irkutsk Region). Severe storms including hailstorms hit southwestern areas of Irkutskaya Oblast in Tulunskiy County, southern Sibiria on monday.
A major sandstorm hit in central and southern Tunisia and at the same time, the central regions of intense hail devastated thousands of hectares of crops.
Sudden gales and hail killed six people and injured three others in two counties in east China's Anhui Province early Friday morning, according to government sources.
There was a powerful hailstorm today in Nigavan, Lusagyugh, Saralanj villages and the city of Aparan of Aragatsorn province. The hailstorm lasted from 2:40 pm to 2:55 pm, Armenia’s Ministry of Emergency Situations reported
- 2013-07-08 - Hailstorm in western Switzerland
- 2013-07-03 - Severe hailstorm in New Mexico (USA)
- 2013-07-03 - Severe hailstorm in Wisconsin (USA)
- 2013-07-02 - Hailstorm in Bourgogne région (France)
- 2013-06-21 - Hailstorm in North-East of Georgia
- 2013-06-10 & 11 - Significant hailstorms in northern Greece and eastern Italy
- 2013-06-03 - Localized hailstorm in South-East of France
- 2013-05-15 - Severe hailstorm in Armenia
- 2013-05-13 - Hailstorms and floods in Georgia and Azerbaïdjan
- 2013-05-12 - Thunderstorm accompagnied of heavy hail strike Indian's state of Bihar