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Freak hailstorm engulfs Mexican city

Security forces and soldiers try to clear away ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara, Mexico June 30, 2019. Drifts of hail from a freak storm partially buried tractor-trailers and cars in the Mexican city of Guadalajara, bringing families out on to the streets to play in ice piled high despite the summer heat. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza

Security forces and soldiers try to clear away ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara, Mexico June 30, 2019. Drifts of hail from a freak storm partially buried tractor-trailers and cars in the Mexican city of Guadalajara, bringing...more

Security forces and soldiers try to clear away ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara, Mexico June 30, 2019. Drifts of hail from a freak storm partially buried tractor-trailers and cars in the Mexican city of Guadalajara, bringing families out on to the streets to play in ice piled high despite the summer heat. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
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Residents play on top of ice. The storm on Sunday blanketed parts of Mexico's second largest city in white, Reuters images show. Soldiers and police who took to the streets to help the clear-up operations slid and slipped knee deep into the drifts. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza

Residents play on top of ice. The storm on Sunday blanketed parts of Mexico's second largest city in white, Reuters images show. Soldiers and police who took to the streets to help the clear-up operations slid and slipped knee deep into the drifts....more

Residents play on top of ice. The storm on Sunday blanketed parts of Mexico's second largest city in white, Reuters images show. Soldiers and police who took to the streets to help the clear-up operations slid and slipped knee deep into the drifts. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
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Trucks are buried in ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara. Jorge David Arias, who was visiting family, said he and his relatives had never seen a storm like it. Arias shot photos showing cars pushed against trees by the force of the ice. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza

Trucks are buried in ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara. Jorge David Arias, who was visiting family, said he and his relatives had never seen a storm like it. Arias shot photos showing cars pushed against trees by the force of...more

Trucks are buried in ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara. Jorge David Arias, who was visiting family, said he and his relatives had never seen a storm like it. Arias shot photos showing cars pushed against trees by the force of the ice. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
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Residents play on top of ice in Guadalajara. Guadalajara, in western Mexico, usually sees average temperatures in June of around 88 Fahrenheit (31 Celsius). REUTERS/Fernando Carranza

Residents play on top of ice in Guadalajara. Guadalajara, in western Mexico, usually sees average temperatures in June of around 88 Fahrenheit (31 Celsius). REUTERS/Fernando Carranza

Residents play on top of ice in Guadalajara. Guadalajara, in western Mexico, usually sees average temperatures in June of around 88 Fahrenheit (31 Celsius). REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
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Ice is seen on a street after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara. Jorge David Arias Flores/via REUTERS

Ice is seen on a street after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara. Jorge David Arias Flores/via REUTERS

Ice is seen on a street after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara. Jorge David Arias Flores/via REUTERS
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A street is covered in ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara. Jorge David Arias Flores/via REUTERS

A street is covered in ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara. Jorge David Arias Flores/via REUTERS

A street is covered in ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara. Jorge David Arias Flores/via REUTERS
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Ice is seen on a street after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara. Jorge David Arias Flores/via REUTERS

Ice is seen on a street after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara. Jorge David Arias Flores/via REUTERS

Ice is seen on a street after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara. Jorge David Arias Flores/via REUTERS
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A truck carries ice as it cleans the street after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza

A truck carries ice as it cleans the street after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza

A truck carries ice as it cleans the street after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
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Soldiers try to clear away ice as residents look on after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza

Soldiers try to clear away ice as residents look on after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza

Soldiers try to clear away ice as residents look on after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
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