Saturday 19 October 2019

In Pictures: Mexican city of Guadalajara hit by freak hail storm

Security forces and soldiers try to clear away ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail which affected some areas of the city in Guadalajara, Mexico. Picture: REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
Security forces and soldiers try to clear away ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail which affected some areas of the city in Guadalajara, Mexico. Picture: REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
Residents play on top of ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail which affected some areas of the city in ​​Guadalajara in Mexico. Picture: REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
A truck is buried in ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail which affected some areas of the city in ​​Guadalajara, Mexico. Picture: REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
A truck carries ice as it cleans the street after a heavy storm of rain and hail which affected some areas of the city in ​​Guadalajara, Mexico. Picture: REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
Soldiers try to clear away ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail which affected some areas of the city in ​​Guadalajara, Mexico. Picture: REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
Trucks are buried in ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail which affected some areas of the city in ​​Guadalajara, Mexico. Picture: REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
Soldiers try to clear away ice as residents look on after a heavy storm of rain and hail which affected some areas of the city in ​​Guadalajara, Mexico. Picture: REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
Residents play on top of ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail which affected some areas of the city in ​​Guadalajara, Mexico. Picture: REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
A street covered in ice is pictured after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara, Mexico June 30, 2019, in this picture grab obtained from a social media video. Picture: Jorge David Arias Flores/via REUTERS
Ice is seen on a street after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara, Mexico June 30, 2019, in this picture obtained from social media. Picture: Jorge David Arias Flores/via REUTERS
Ice is seen on a street after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara, Mexico June 30, 2019, in this picture obtained from social media. Picture: Jorge David Arias Flores/via REUTERS

Parts of Mexican city of Guadalajara have been left covered in a thick layer of ice after a heavy hail storm. The city had been basking in temperatures of more than 30C.

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