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1984: Rapidly developing storm pounds Munich
July 12, 2020 • 1 min
On July 12, 1984 a rapidly developing storm pounded the Munich area with hailstones the size of tennis balls, high winds and heavy rains, injuring 300 people and causing extensive damage. The Red Cross said the storm injured about 200 people in Munich and 100 in surrounding south-east Bavaria, most of them hit on the head by ice balls, cut by glass shattering from windows, or hurt in car crashes. One person was killed and damages reached nearly $100 million.
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