Highest death toll caused by a hailstorm
Who
A hailstorm on 30 April 1888
What
246 people
Where
India (Moradabad)
When

In May 2017, the World Meteorological Organization announced highest reported historical death tolls from hailstorms. It found that a severe hailstorm occurring near Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India, on 30 April 1888 killed 246 people with hailstones as large as “goose eggs and oranges and cricket balls.”