Hail is no joke.

Beachgoers in Novosibirsk, Siberia, recently found that out after dark storm clouds intruded on their summer day (temperatures were near 100 degrees Fahrenheit) and pelted them with volleys of hail. Someone happened to be filming during the "attack of the storm" and caught this on video:

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Beachgoers pelted with hail as storm strikes Siberia
Luckily (for us), a video camera was rolling on a beach in Siberia as storm clouds opened up and showered the area with a sharp blanket of stinging hail.