The 5-million strong city of Mexico, Guadalajara, has been experiencing temperatures of 31 degrees Celcius this summer and on Sunday was hot by a freak hailstorm.
'I’ve never seen such scenes in Guadalajara, and you ask if climate change is real” said the state governor, Enrique Alfaro.
ITV News reported some streets were covered in 2 metres of ice with videos showing cars completely buried.
A huge hailstorm buried the streets of Guadalajara, Mexico, days after the city basked in 31°C (88°F) weather.— Bloomberg TicToc (@tictoc) July 1, 2019
“Then we ask ourselves if climate change is real," said state governor Enrique Alfaro pic.twitter.com/B3LgG1zVYl
Mexicans in the city of Guadalajara woke up to a surprise on Sunday morning when they found some streets buried under up to two metres of ice. Just hours earlier it had been 31C https://t.co/WLwMu8Vi4X pic.twitter.com/AQMoz2BtiK— ITV News (@itvnews) July 1, 2019
Freak summer hailstorm buries Mexico’s Guadalajara city in 5 feet of ice pic.twitter.com/5jskwrVJLT— The Independent (@Independent) July 1, 2019
The fact that Guadalajara had this hail storm is crazy, period. And y’all still thing global warming is fake. Smh. pic.twitter.com/lkEQ9TpzCz— Alicia Rizo (@ali_4496) July 1, 2019
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