27th Oct, 2016

Freak weather hits the Vale

Evesham Editorial 2nd Aug, 2014 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016

HAILSTONES the size of pickled onions fell during an intense summer storm across Evesham on Saturday (August 2) afternoon.

The Vale was almost at the centre of an intense band of rain and hail which moved up from Gloucestershire and wreaked havoc for local residents.

One saw his gazebo damaged by the hailstones while the storm also damaged paintwork on the side of a house.

Firefighters have also been called to Morrisons amid reports part of the roof had collapsed, no injuries have been reported.