20-min hailstorm causes flash flood in Spain

Dramatic photos and videos have emerged of the flood damage caused by Tuesday's short but intense hailstorm in the Spanish city of Teruel.

20-min hailstorm causes flash flood in Spain
Cars were washed away and houses severely damaged as torrents of water raced down city streets. Screen grab: Vimeo: EcoTeruel

No-one was hurt but cars were washed away as torrents of water gushed along streets on the outskirts of the city.

Police and rescue services used cranes to move vehicles from the path of the flood to avoid the creation of uncontrolled dams.

Twitter users including local news station Aragon Noticias posted images of the devastation:

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