Watch: Massive Hailstones Pummel Queensland, AustraliaHail the size of tennis balls was reported to have fallen
Parts of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia bore the brunt of unusually large hailstones following thunderstorms on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. Local reports indicate that orange-sized hail was spotted in several locations in the area. This video captures scenes of the hail pummeling the town of Maroochydore.
Emergency responders in the Sunshine Coast region responded to hundreds of calls for help after residents experienced damage to homes, cars and buildings, according to local news. The ABC news affiliate also reports one man was taken to a hospital with serious head injuries after being struck by a giant hailstone.
A number of residents snapped photos of the monster hail which they then posted on Twitter.
How's this for hail? Qld Maroochydore resident Hannah McEwan has sent us this photo after a storm today pic.twitter.com/LHJEim7OzT- ABC News (@abcnews) November 16, 2013
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