hail storm

Definition

A hail storm is a storm where large pieces of ice, or hail, fall from the sky.

Examples

The hail storm destroyed the farmer’s crops.

The hail storm lasted for hours, pounding the town.

Origin

The term ‘hail storm’ was first used in the 16th century.

FAQs

What is a hail storm? A hail storm is a storm where large pieces of ice, or hail, fall from the sky.

Where does hail come from? Hail is created in thunderstorms when water droplets freeze as they are carried in updrafts of cold air.