24 Oct 2016 – In 15 minutes, Zacatecas was blanketed by a heavy hailstorm Sunday night.
An unusual hailstorm fell Sunday night in the metropolitan area of Zacatecas. The ice reached nearly 50 centimeters deep, said Civil Protection officials.
The municipalities of Zacatecas and Guadalupe turned white, and the streets virtually became rivers.
The mayor of Zacatecas reported that 15 stores were damaged by floods; ten vehicles were stranded as a result of the accumulation of ice, and an eight-year-old trapped by snow, was rescued.
Tons of ice were removed by a backhoe that brought three dump trucks for almost three hours.
According to the National Water Commission, 23 millimeters of water fell in only 15 minutes, ie, almost 90 percent of the rain that normally falls during October fell in just 15 minutes,
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