The News Agency of Nigeria reports that some residents in the area were seen gathering the hailstones to have a closer view of what they looked like.
Some excited residents of Gaduwa Estate, Gudu District, who came out to witness the falling of the hailstones, which they described as strange, told NAN that it was a blessing to witness the occurrence.
One of the residents, Miss Chidinma Okoro, said this was the first time she was seeing hailstones and was very excited.
“We just started hearing something hitting the roof very hard and we all ran to the balcony just to see things like ice blocks falling down.
“I am really excited. ”
Another resident, Mrs Theresa John, said she was awakened by the sound of the hailstones on the roof and was excited to see them fall from the sky.
“I have seen hailstones before but this is my first experience in Abuja. It was quite exciting.
The Nanny, Rejoice Gawan, who also spoke with NAN expressed excitement, saying she has never seen anything like it before.
NAN reports that hail comprises of balls of irregular lumps of ice called hailstones. It usually falls in cold weather.
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