It was excitement in Ado Ekiti on Saturday as ‘snow’ fell from the sky during a heavy downpour in the state. Many people witnessed the incident but some are saying it also rained ice blocks.
From the pictures seen, it could said that it was a hail storm. The shocking incident was captured on camera by mostly students of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, and the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, who took snapshots of the white solid substance.
An excited resident wrote: “Raining #ice here in iworoko Ekiti, mehn I never see this kind rain before o, I’m just like wow.”
The rain lasted for barely 40 mins. Speaking about the incident, Ireoluwa Akinyemi, a fresh graduate of EKSU said it was a refreshing experience for him.
“I have not seen snow in this magnitude before, I’m really excited. It is a lovely experience.”
Another neighbour, Kemi Fadairo, said the size of the snow was the biggest she had seen.
“I have been seeing snows fall but these are the biggest I have seen,” she said.
Eyewitnesses showed evidence of the ice blocks that fell as pictured circulated online.