An intense storm that hit Spain’s Valencia on Sunday, June 30, 2018, caused ‘extremely serious damage’ to crops in the region, with up to 11 000 ha (27 200 acres) of crops affected.

The storm caused ‘extremely serious damage’ in the La Ribera area of Valencia and many farmers lost their entire crop, Valencia farming association, AVA-ASAJA said.

According to the first estimate made by the association, the agricultural area affected by the storm exceeds 11 000 hectares (27 200 acres), with economic losses of up to €47 million (US$58 million).

via Intense hailstorm hits Valencia, affecting 11 000 ha (27 200 acres) of crops, damage up to 47 million Euros, Spain

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Intense hailstorm hits Valencia, affecting 11 000 ha (27 200 acres) of crops, damage up to 47 million Euros, Spain

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