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hailstorm

a storm during which hail falls
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Bloomberg News reported in June that hailstorm losses have grown dramatically in the past 20 years and meteorologists don't know why.
Astronomical Services Administration, said a hailstorm was possible especially that a thunderstorm occurred in Toledo City early this afternoon.
The hailstorm was a rare event, as the city had so far been experiencing sweaty summer days with temperatures of 90 degrees Fahrenheit.
Rain and hailstorm also lashed Alpuri, Dandai, Puran, Lelonai, Shahpur, Damorai, Pir Khana, Karora and other areas.
Summary: Aurangabad (Maharashtra) [India], June 10 (ANI): Rain and hailstorm on Monday evening brought much-needed relief to Aurangabad, which like several parts of Maharashtra had been reeling under severe drought and acute water shortage this summer.
MULTAN -- Deputy Commissioner Aamer Khattak, along with members of provincial assembly, distributed compensation cheques among farmers whose crops were damaged due to rains and hailstorm.
ABBOTTABAD: One teenage boy died and several other injured Saturday owing to the torrential rain coupled with hailstorm and thunderstorm.
Abbottabad -- One teenage boy died and several other injured Saturday owing to the torrential rain coupled with hailstorm and thunderstorm.
As the speaker had asked the representatives from provinces to estimate the quantum of loss due to the hailstorm.
MULTAN -- The Sports Department would start repair work at Sports Stadium Khanewal soon, which was affected during the recent hailstorm and rains.
According to Sonam Tashi, a Weather Forecaster with the National Centre for Hydrology and Metrology (NCHM), during the pre-monsoon season there is moisture blow from the south-west and when the cold body and warm body collide together it creates events like gusty windstorm thunderstorm and hailstorm. Meanwhile, Bhutan has been experiencing unpredictable weather pattern such as heavy shower, hailstorm, windstorm and thunderstorm, pre-monsoon season this year.
News Report Nor'wester accompanied by hailstorm and downpour lashed Dhaka on Monday afternoon, causing immense sufferings to commuters and city dwellers.