On Saturday 22nd June, 30 people ended up in the emergency room of the two hospitals of Modena, the Policlinico and the Baggiovara Civil Hospital, due to bruises caused by the violent hailstorm in the afternoon.

Hail damage to cars is visible in the below video. Bad weather in the Modena and Bologna area has also caused considerable damage to agriculture. The hailstorm has “scourged the vineyards and the wheat at the beginning of the harvest”, Coldiretti reported.