'Violent' Thunderstorms Hit Southern France

Rain and hail battered the village of La Sone in southern France on Tuesday, August 30.

Footage recorded in the village shows hailstones being washed down a road by flowing rainwater. Footage recorded while driving around the area also shows water and hailstones being splashed up the side of the car.

Local media reported on “violent” thunderstorms in the Isere department on Tuesday, following on from a record-hot summer in the country. Credit: Jocelyn Lab via Storyful

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