Hail

Elliot M. Stern emstern at BELLATLANTIC.NET
Mon Jan 17 21:33:44 EST 2000


on 1/17/00 6:44 PM, Stephen Hodge at s.hodge at PADMACHOLING.FREESERVE.CO.UK
wrote:

> I wonder if anybody can tell me what areas of the Indian sub-continent
> have hail -- I would imagine fairly northly, north-western regions.  I
> have a Sanskrit Buddhist text that mentions hail-storms and I suppose
> that the authors would have been with such weather conditions.
>
> Best wishes,
> Stephen Hodge


I recall witnessing a brief hail storm in Varanasi. This storm occurred, as
best I recall, during the monsoon of 1978 or 1979.



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