Heavy hail leaves Bolivian town covered in white

Hail reached as high as 1.5 meters (4.92 ft) in some places, heavily affecting private residences and businesses near Taija´s commercial area.

Local authorities worked non-stop to help those affected by the storm. The mayor's office reported the collection of 5,000 tons of ice from the streets.

Crops around the area were reported as ‘complete losses’ due to the heavy rains.

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