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Preston carpeted with gigantic hail stones

Posted on - 2nd March, 2015 - 8:13pm | Author - | Posted in - News, Weather
A carpet of hail stones in Preston Pic: Rory Cocker

A carpet of hail stones in Preston Pic: Rory Cocker

The Preston weather gods certainly had it in for the city today – with huge hail stones falling from the sky.

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As the temperature dropped many Prestonians were caught in the hail storm which swept through the area. It followed a warning of snow and ice throughout Monday morning.

Many tweeted Blog Preston to show the size of the hail stones which came down.

Hail can actually look quite pretty. Unless you're caught in it. Ouch! Pic: Louise Hogg

Hail can actually look quite pretty. Unless you’re caught in it. Ouch! Pic: Louise Hogg

Hell's teeth! From Louise Hogg

Hell’s teeth! From Louise Hogg

Holy Illing shows her back garden covered in hail

Holy Illing shows her back garden covered in hail

Stacey G with some of the giant balls of hail

Stacey G with some of the giant balls of hail

Preston author Jenn Ashworth also experienced the giant hail

Preston author Jenn Ashworth also experienced the giant hail

Quite the collection there! Pic: Debbie Homson

Quite the collection there! Pic: Debbie Homson

A thunder storm is expected to past through Preston on Monday evening as a weather front moves in.

Did you get caught in the hail storm? Share your pictures in the comments below or email contactus@blogpreston.co.uk

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