There is an increasing number of devastating storms currently forming around the world.
Crops, homes and cars are damaged or destroyed; people are left homeless. The world crisis deepens everyday a bit more.
Crazy hail damages cars and homes in Louisiana, USA
As forecast in one of my previous post, a powerful storm hit the northwest Louisiana on April 24, 2020.
The towns of Bossier and Caddo registered baseball-sized hail that damaged homes and cars as shown in the following pictures and videos:
Hail the size of tennis balls and softballs. WOW! These were taken in Bossier City, LA. Glad everyone is safe. pic.twitter.com/q8H8I8qm4w— Alison Lorraine (@alison_lorraine) April 25, 2020
Crazy hail damage from last nights storms in North Bossier. One family I spoke to kept some of the hail in their freezer (they say some of the hail conglomerated together). @KSLAWeather @KSLA pic.twitter.com/ck6cBIPg63— Chandler Watkins KSLA (@CWatkinsNews) April 25, 2020
Hailstorm leaves 4,200 people homeless in India
More than 4,200 people were left homeless in three districts of Tripura, India, after over 5,500 houses were damaged (5417) or destroyed (200) by an apocalyptic hailstorm on April 22, 2020.
The severe storm destroyed crops. [New India Express]
Central Saudi Arabia Desert covered by hail
A hailstorm and rain swept across Al-Qassim region of central Saudi Arabia and surrounding areas on April 21.
The following footages were recorded near Shaqiqa in Al-Qassim and shows hail blanketing the arid area.
and the following floods:
Crops ruined in Mandi and Kullu districts, India
Over 23,500 small and marginal farmers in the fruit belt of Shimla, Mandi, and Kullu have lost around 13,908 metric tonnes (MT) of crop, due to recent hailstorms.
Hailstones, rain and windstorms destroyed the fruit crop in 6,817 hectares in Shimla, 2,549 hectares in Mandi and 1,852 hectares in Kullu district early last week.
Farmers, however, say that the damage is much higher. [Tribune India]
Severe hailstorms and 180,000 lightnings strike Queensland, Australia
Parts of Queensland has been hit by severe storms, with giant hail lashing the Capricornia region on April 19, 2020.
Weatherzone said over 180,000 lightning strikes were recorded within a 100km radius of Rockhampton, with over 5000 ground strikes.
The family had a decent hailstorm hit the farm earlier today- bit of damage to solar panels, some fruit knocked off trees and young trees blown away- so they did the only rational thing and use the hail in their rum and coke tonight as revenge pic.twitter.com/qnTZ9w5IGz— Melanie Groves (@MelanieLGroves) April 19, 2020
More pictures and videos of this spectacular hailstorm here.
Severe hailstorm Guizhou, China
A thunderstorm brought high winds and hail through a county in Guizhou, China, resulting in property damage and power outages on April 19.
The apocalyptic storm lasted 25 minutes but turned roads into rivers, damaged buildings and disrupt power supply for several hours in the Pintan Qiannan-Bui-Miao Autonomous Region in Guizhou Province, China. More apocalyptic weather news on Strange Sounds and Steve Quayle.