Then we ask ourselves if climate change is real. These are never-before-seen natural phenomena. State governor Enrique Alfaro
Local media is reporting that a powerful rain and hailstorm wreaked havoc in Guadalajara and Tlaquepaque very early this morning.
Guadalajara is Mexico's second largest city with a population of over five million people. The city is culturally rich and one of Mexico’s colonial treasures. The rainy season is between June and September with afternoon storms common.
Jeebus! Look at this hail bomb.
Translation: Impressive #LluviaZMG. In the video, you can see the storm that took place this morning in #Guadalajara, Jalisco. They report hail fall in the area. View of La Minerva via
2017 storm on webcam, daytime view.
— Humberto Peralta (@SciWorld) June 30, 2019
According to local media, in the Atlas, Álamo Industrial, San Carlos, and Rancho Blanco colonies the accumulation of hail had a height of up to one and a half meters.
The central zone of Tlaquepaque was the one that had more emergency requests, due to the accumulation of hail
In view of the effects, the municipal government recommended safeguarding important documents, avoiding all contact with electric power cables, keeping warm and having the numbers of the emergency services on hand.
— BNO News (@BNONews) June 30, 2019
Other than local media, the storm has not been reported in major media markets.
This is insane. Just look at that eddy.
— severe-weather.EU (@severeweatherEU) June 30, 2019