Hail storm in France left 1 dead, dozens injured after extensive damage

France was hit on Wednesday by violent hailstorms, damaging cars and roofs.

Local authorities in the Correze department announced that a 64-year-old man died on Wednesday after a tree fell. In addition, 46 people were injured because of the storm.

As shown in pictures published after the storm, baseball-sized hailstones shattered car windows and wind up to 80 miles per hour ripped off multiples roofs in the region.

On Thursday morning, 135,000 homes in the southwest part of France were still without electricity, according to supplier Enerdis.

National weather forecaster Meteo-France also lifted weather alerts on Thursday, which it had put in place in the region.

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