"Oh, hailstorms like this are not uncommon, even in midsummer," answered Dick.
Hailstorms are infrequent everywhere, but especially so 55 in the south.
It was the period of thunder and hailstorms—the deadly foe of the vine.
Hailstorms are not infrequent, but frost and snow in Algiers are so rare as to be almost unknown.
Hailstorms cause much destruction in the Loire valley and the neighbouring regions.
Hailstones and hailstorms differ in different climates, but they are more pronounced in the torrid than in the temperate zone.
Hailstorms are almost universally attended by constant and heavy thunder and lightning, together with violent winds.
Hailstorms are always attended by incessant thunder and lightning, and this fact favors the theory advanced above.
Some of them are set up in rows, or so-called barrages, across the habitual paths of hailstorms.
There also high winds prevail, and snowstorms, hailstorms and frost are of common occurrence.