Monday, January 21, 2008

When Nature Decides to Take Revenge | Pics

Larger hailstones (bigger than 4 inches) usually have rings,
which are visible if you split them in the middle:

The growing ice-crystals are fusing together, which results in
irregular shape for the giant hail:

Extreme hail often accompanies tornadoes, so most impressive
videos usually come from tornado-chasers or watch this car
getting trashed by this monster hail.

Airplanes are significantly damaged by hailstorms sometimes, as
well. Here is an EasyJet Boeing 737-300: