Stones from the sky fall on cars and demolish the roofs of houses! Cordoba, Argentina.
As had been announced for this Sunday, in the afternoon the weather changed after a hot week in Córdoba and in the country, in the midst of the heat wave with temperatures above 40 degrees for more than five days. . The storms included the fall of hail, strong gusts and abundant water falls in different parts of the province. The phenomenon meant a real relief when the wind arrived from the southern sector and caused a gradual drop in temperature, a trend that will continue for the next few days. One of the most affected places was the Calamuchita Valley, where heavy rainfall accompanied by stones hit towns such as La Cruz, Embalse, Villa Rumipal, Villa General Belgrano, Santa Rosa de Calamuchita and Los Reartes. The sky began to cloud around 3:00 p.m. and after an hour, stones began to fall and then hail, which surprised several tourists who were in the lake area, in the Embalse and Villa del Dique jurisdictions. For its part, the town of Berrotarán, in the department of Río Cuarto, the storm caused damage to homes and vehicles due to the significant size of the stones - which could be compared to a tennis ball. In addition, there were consequences in the power lines and fixed telephony.