WATCH: Massive hailstorm hits Bloem!

2016-10-21 10:09
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Cape Town - A massive hailstorm has hit Bloemfontein in the Free State, with many taking to social media and describing "knee-deep" hail. 

The storm took place on Thursday afternoon, shows massive rain and hail, with many describing it similarity to a storm that hit in 2013. 

UPDATE:  Bloemfontein cleans up hail-storm damage as stormy weekend looms  

The province has been in the grips of drought and many welcomed the relief that melted ice would bring - however more thunderstorms were expected for Friday. 

See the latest weather report here

Diego Rodrigues, who also posted a video to Facebook of the storm told Traveller24,"The storm didn't look like much as it started. I have experienced a few hail storms in the past, but this was something else.

"A pretty scary yet amazing to experience how powerful mother nature can be."


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