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Forty people were killed when a brief but violent hailstorm and torrential rain swept through a mountainous region of northwest China, according to the local government.
Originally posted by ThichHeaded
They didnt die from the hail.. They died from the flooding afterwards.
Just to clear that up..
Forty people were killed when a brief but violent hailstorm and torrential rain swept through a mountainous region of northwest China,
Officials said 29,300 people had been evacuated after rain and hail battered the county for just 60 minutes late Thursday afternoon.
Hail & snow have no relation to one another.
Originally posted by Manhater
Wow, never thought China even had hailstorms.
Least I've never heard of it ever snowing out there.
I'm sure that's the true reality of it, but that's just not how I read it.
Originally posted by RealSpoke
It says rain and hail, probably meaning it rained more than it hailed.
[color=FF8D5C]brief but violent hailstorm . . . [color=FFFF57]AND . . . [color=5CCEFF]torrential rain