- The hail storm covered the entire villages under the snow like blanket
- Destroyed crops, houses and live stock in seven villages
- The hailstones started falling from the sky on Tuesday night
Hailstones the size of boulders have rained down on villages in southern India.
At least nine people were killed when the violent weather hit several villages in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
The hailstorm which lasted for almost 20 minutes, destroyed crops, houses and live stock, causing devastating financial implications for residents.