An unusual hailstorm hit Ixtlahuacán de los Membrillos, Jalisco on Saturday morning, July 28, 2018. The hail, with a size of up to five centimeters in diameter, fell furiously from the sky, destroying cars, killing a three-month-old baby, and injuring more than 40 people.
Residents waiting for a concert on the main square of Ixtlahuacán de los Membrillos, Jalisco, were left baffled when large hail stones started suddenly dropping from the sky in such a fury that at least 40 were left injured, a baby was killed, houses and cars were heavily damaged.
These videos show people screaming for their lives as the terrifying hailstorm just hit:
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Members of of Civil Protection and the fire department were on hand to try and get those outside into buildings for protection.
Reports say at least 30 vehicles suffered damage along with Ixtlahuacán City Hall building.
Many rooftops were also hit hard by the hail, while water damage was also reported from rain entering through broken windows and drenching computers. Other residential areas of Los Sabinos, Los Olivos and Real del Lago experienced flooding through broken windows.