Last Monday, an apocalyptic hail storm swept through Lages, a small town situated in the central part of the state of Santa Catarina. After looking at the extreme pictures below you will understand why a state of emergency was decreed after this intense and rare hailstorm in Lages. According to officials, more than 60% of the city has been hit by the terrible storm. This extreme weather event injured many people. The large hail – the size of golf balls – destroyed roofs, windows, cars and trees. A real hail apocalypse!