Facts and figures on exceptional hailstorm

Ice collects in a street in Devon after a freak hailstorm

31 October 2008

One of the most extraordinary weather events in years affected a small area of east Devon on the night of 29/30th October. Intense rain and hail fell on a scale that can be regarded as freak, and what is likely to be a once in a lifetime event.

Details of this unusually rare event can be found at:

Thunderstorms over east Devon - 29/30 October 2008

Last updated: 11 February 2013