Summer Hail

It’s 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit) and near 90% humidity in Tokyo, it’s very hot! To cool off every Summer we have the “luck” to receive something known as “guerrilla rainstorms” ゲリラ豪雨, which are localized heavy rainstorms that come and go very quickly.

The novelty this year is that we are having “guerrilla hailstorms”. These are some photos and a video of a “guerrilla hailstorm” in Mitaka and Kichijoji 15 days ago.

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guerrilla hailstorm

guerrilla hailstorm

guerrilla hailstorm

guerrilla hailstorm

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It’s impressive to see white streets at this time of the year. However this Summer hail in Tokyo can’t compete at all with the following Summer hailstorm in Russia!:

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