Violent storm drops huge hail, produces massive hail accumulations in Rome, Italy

Intense storms brought heavy rain, strong winds and up to tennis-ball-sized hail to Rome, Italy on the evening of October 21, 2018.The city was brought to a standstill, forcing some of the drivers in the city’s eastern part to abandon their cars and hide from the storm as massive chunks of ice started falling from the sky.The 4th century basilica of San Sebastiano Fuori le Mura was flooded in up to 50 cm (1.6 feet) of water.Similar events took place in Florence and Pisa.Northern Italy, as well as Sicily, were also affected by the storm.

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