Severe hailstorm hits Formosa, Argentina: 8 centimeters large hailstones damage thousands of buildings and cars

A strong hail storm hit the municipality of Formosa in northern Argentina late Wednesday afternoon (25).

Thousands of buildings, cars, trees and boats on the Paraguay River were damaged by ice stones up to eight centimeters in diameter.

National Weather Service (NMHS) issued an alert for severe weather (wind, rain and hail) for Córdoba, part of Catamarca, Chaco, Corrientes, Formosa, La Rioja, Misiones, Santa Fe, Santiago del Estero and Tucumán.

In rural areas, plantations were completely destroyed, including newly germinated soybeans.

Now a few pictures of the giant hailstones that fell on the Argentinian city of Formosa:

hail formosa argentina
via DeolhonoTempo
hail formosa argentina
via DeolhonoTempo
hail formosa argentina
via DeolhonoTempo
hail formosa argentina
via DeolhonoTempo
hail formosa argentina
via DeolhonoTempo
hail formosa argentina
via DeolhonoTempo

Another anomalous hailstorm around the world…

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