May 20, 2013
Heavy rains, hail hit BA City, province
An intense rain and hailstorm hit Buenos Aires City and Province in the afternoon, as the National Weather Forecasting Service (SMN) had stated. Although several trees fell, no one was injured.
Also, the tram and H subway line had to suspend their services, as the storm led to a traffic chaos in the city.
Buenos Aires City Cabinet Chief Horacio Rodríguez Larreta reported that 15 to 18 trees fell, a few of them over cars, but no one was injured.
As summer comes to a close, the weather forecast warns of rains and a strong decrease in temperatures. Minutes after 3 pm the heat index reached 35°C, but dropped to 20°C in a few hours.