A one-year-old and six-month-old baby has died after being hit by hail during a storm in La Bispal today (29). Spain. According to the newspaper El País, the girl was hit on the head.
He was taken alive to the Druta Hospital in Girona, but succumbed to the damage caused by the shock and died.
The region’s biggest storm in 20 years dropped hailstones up to 10 centimeters in diameter, Catalonia’s Meteorological Center said.
People look on from a hotel during a hail storm in Girona, Spain – Photo: Sigus Carbonell via REUTERS
Fifty people were injured by the storm, 32 of whom were treated for cuts and bruises at the La Bisball Primary Care Center. Two injured were shifted to Joseph Druta Hospital and 14 to Palamos Hospital.
Firefighters received 41 calls related to the storm. Major problems related to roof damage due to hail impact have been reported. Power lines were also affected. Also, the storm left the city streets full of vehicles with broken glass and craters.
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