Crushing hailstorm in Italy, France and Spain on 7th May 2018


Various areas west of Turin, between Collegno, Rivoli, Grugliasco, Tetti Neirotti, western suburbs and southwest of Turin, hailstorms, sometimes dense (especially between Collegno, Rivoli and Neirotti Tetti) but with grains under the threshold of 2 cm , on average no more than 1 cm. Hail even in the hilly area east of Turin, however with even smaller grains.

Pistoia, hailstorm, however with small grains, below the 2 cm threshold. Other hailstorms in Tuscany, but we are at the moment even less relevant.

Capranica (province of Viterbo), dense hail, light accumulation on the ground, grains up to about 2 cm.


Saint-Ambroix, Saint-Florent-sur-Auzonnet, Salindres (Gard department), hailstorms with grains up to about 2 cm.
Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres, Riols, Prémian, Olargues, Fraisse-sur-Agout (Hérault), strong hailstorms, especially on Riols and Fraisse-sur-Agout where the grains have reached almost 3 cm.
Bize-Minervois, Saint-Nazaire-d’Aude, Lézignan, Moussan (Aude), hail with beans up to 2 cm.
Between Causse Noir and L’Espérou (Gard, border with Aveyron and Lozère), hail with grains up to 2 / 2.5 cm.
We confirm the strong hailstorms in the east of the Aude department north of Narbonne, beans up to 3 cm on Bize-Minervois. Very intense hailings with grains up to over 2 cm in size on Saint-Nazaire-d’Aude and surroundings. Hail also on Cuxac-d’Aude and Moussan.
We confirm the violent hailstorm on Riols (Hérault), with grains maximum size 3 / 3.5 cm and accumulation on the ground very abundant.
Saint-Rome-de-Tarn (Averyon), strong hailstorm, beans up to 2.5 / 3 cm.
Cadalen (Tarn), hailstorm with grains up to 2 cm.
Montélimar (Drome), hail but with grains under 2 cm. More intense hailstorm on Châteauneuf-du-Rhône.Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse (Isère), hailstorm with grains maximum size 2 cm.
In the Tarn department, hailstorms as well as Cadalen have affected the area of ​​Gaulhet and its surroundings with grains up to about 2 cm.
In the vicinity of Montelimar, hailstones have reached 2.5 / 3 cm in size.


Violent hailstorm on Els Hostalets de Balenyà (province of Barcelona) with many cm accumulation on the road. Very intense hailings with beans up to 3 cm even on Aiguafreda, Seva and Tona. The C-17 highway between Aiguafreda and Tona is also heavily hit.
Sarral (Tarragona), dense hail, beans within the 2 cm threshold.
Sant Guim de Freixenet (Lleida), dense hail but with grains under 2 cm.


Strong hail in the Căuşeni district, with beans of at least 4 cm in the Chircăieşti area.


Potamos, Karavostasi, violent hailstorm, beans up to 4 cm and abundant accumulation on the ground, damage.


Piteşti (Argeş district), cloudburst with hail at times, at the moment we have no certainty of beans equal to or greater than 2 cm.
Between Piteşti northern suburbs and Bascov, we confirm strong hailstorm with beans up to 2 cm.


Blankenburg (Obersimmental district, canton of Berne), abundant hailstorm with accumulation on the ground, however there are grains of rather modest size, not over 2 cm.