Security forces and soldiers try to clear away ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail in Guadalajara
The hail made for treacherous terrain even for those tasked with clearing it.
Image: Reuters/Fernando Carranza
A truck carries ice as it cleans the street after a heavy storm of rain and hail which affected some areas of the city in Guadalajara, Mexico
Heavy machinery was also needed for the job.
Image: Reuters/Fernando Carranza

Hail storms are caused when higher temperatures in the atmosphere turn the warm air that rises from the surface into ice, the BBC explained. Guadalajara’s mayor chalked it up to climate change.  “And we ask ourselves if climate change exists,” he tweeted on Sunday.

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