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Severe hailstorm over southwest England

Severe hailstorm over southwest England Image ID 1018
Acquisition date 30-Oct-2008
Over head time 01:46:00
Satellite Sensor avhrr
Sensor Channel(s) 4

This infrared image shows the wintry storm that brought extensive flooding to the Ottery St Mary area of East Devon. The BBC reported that approximately 1 foot (0.3 m) of hail fell between 0100 UTC and 0300 UTC and this coupled with heavy rain and snow caused floodwaters to reach 4 ft (1.2 m).

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