September 11, 2011
Belgium: Hailstones “the size of an egg” cause damage
On Saturday evening, heavy thunderstorms caused floods in the northern part of East Flanders. Big hail stones damaged verandas, porches and windows and a number of families were without electricity after a fallen tree had cut power lines.
In Maldegem and Lembeke, hail stones “the size of an egg” (photo) caused damage to glass constructions like porches and verandas. Fire services said that some hail stones had a diameter of 4 to 5 centimetres. (via flandersnews.be)

Belgium: Hailstones “the size of an egg” cause damage

On Saturday evening, heavy thunderstorms caused floods in the northern part of East Flanders. Big hail stones damaged verandas, porches and windows and a number of families were without electricity after a fallen tree had cut power lines.

In Maldegem and Lembeke, hail stones “the size of an egg” (photo) caused damage to glass constructions like porches and verandas. Fire services said that some hail stones had a diameter of 4 to 5 centimetres. (via flandersnews.be)

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