Strong hailstorm blankets Lisbon, Portugal

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This isn’t snow. No, a strong hailstorm covered several areas of Lisbon white on March 21, 2016.

Look at these pictures and videos that begin to emerge on social medias.

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Hail is a “normal phenomenon” this time of year, but the size of the stones that fell today, and the power of the hailstorm is more than unusual.

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The diameter of the largest observed today stones was “more than 1/3 of a cent coin in diameter, but less than or equal to the five-cent coin in diameter.” In any cases much bigger than normal.

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It is not common at all that hail covers streets, parks and trees like snow.

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According to meteorologists, less intense hail is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday. Extreme weather is expected to be back on Friday.

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According to the Portuguese Institute for the Ocean and Atmosphere (IPMA) even snow fell in the highlands.

Granizo e trovoada afetam a zona da Grande Lisboa

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