VIDEO: Amazing footage from Argentina – pieces of hail the size of a tennis ball were falling, there were injuries
A strong storm with rain and hail engulfed the Argentine city of Via Mercedes in the province of San Luis today, during a traditional fair visited by thousands of people, local media reported.
⚠️ Hailstorm hit Villa Mercedes. The hail in Argentina.
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! ⚠️Granizada golpeó Villa Mercedes. El granizo en Argentina.
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According to the newspaper "El Diario de San Luis", there are injuries among people who were surprised by the storm, which was short but very strong. More people have been hospitalized with lacerations to their heads and other injuries than the city the size of tennis balls or baseballs.
Hundreds of cars were damaged, with dents on their bodies or broken windshields.