Video: Golf ball-size hailstorm lashes France, 1 dead

 

Video: Golf ball-size hailstorm lashes France, 1 dead

Paris - Viral video shows giant chunks of ice smashing the windscreen of his car.

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Published: Wed 19 Jun 2019, 10:38 AM

Last updated: Wed 19 Jun 2019, 12:57 PM

Golf ball-sized hailstones battered the parts of France, killing one person and injuring at least ten.
In a terrifying video filmed by a motorist in Romans-sur-Isère region in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, shows giant chunks of ice smashing the windscreen of his car.
The impact of the hailstones causes significant cracks to appear in the windscreen.

The flash storm has caused massive damage to property and crops with the Auvergne-Rhône-Alps region, which is at the heart of France's food production, being the worst-hit.
A natural disaster has been declared in France by the country's agriculture minister, Didier Guillaume, reported BBC.



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