Local governments in China issued emergency responses following a deluge of hailstones on Sunday, May 1, 2016.
Hailstorm damaged crops, vehicles and homes in Gansu Province and Tanchang County. Powerful pictures!
An apocalyptical 30-minute hailstorm engulfed various towns in the northwestern Gansu Province and surrounding Tanchang County on May 1, 2016, afternoon, causing widespread damage to vehicles, crops and buildings.
The deluge of hailstones, measuring up to 22mm in diameter, blanketed streets and fields in a 3-4cm deep white layer.
Local governments issued emergency response plans and deployed personnel to the affected areas for disaster relief and inspection.
A nice video of the extreme event:
Last month, four people died and 387,000 were affected by heavy rain and a hailstorm China’s Hunan province.