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Hailstorm hits SW China's Guizhou province

2012-04-13 03:40:15 GMT2012-04-13 11:40:15(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Hailstones as big as ping-pong balls fell in Dafengdong town of Kaili city in Guizhou province on April 12, 2012. A hailstorm bashed four towns in Kaili, affecting 36,600 people and causing a direct economic loss of 26.7 million yuan ($3.97 million). The storm lasted for 10 minutes, injuring 13 people and causing the relocation of 610. Disaster relief work is under way. [Photo/CFP]

A road is covered in white after a hailstorm in Dafengdong town of Kaili city in Guizhou province on April 12, 2012. [Photo/CFP]

Trees were felled by a barrage of hail in Dafengdong town of Kaili city in Guizhou province on April 12, 2012. [Photo/CFP]

Hailstones are left after a storm in Kaili city in Southwest China. [Photo/CFP]

Hailstones as big as ping-pong balls fell in Dafengdong town of Kaili city in Guizhou province on April 12, 2012. A hailstorm bashed four towns in Kaili, affecting 36,600 people and causing a direct economic loss of 26.7 million yuan ($3.97 million). The storm lasted for 10 minutes, injuring 13 people and causing the relocation of 610. Disaster relief work is under way.

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