Freak hailstorm buries Guadalajara, Mexico in 3 feet of ice

A freak hailstorm blanketed Guadalajara, Mexico, on Sunday, trapping vehicles in up to three feet of ice. 

Photos of the storm's aftermath show the Mexican city in a state of disarray as police officers and civilians wander around on the newly frosted roads. 

"I've never seen such scenes in Guadalajara," said State Governor Enrique Alfaro.

"Then we ask ourselves if climate change is real," he added. "These are never-before-seen natural phenomenons. It's incredible."

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TOPSHOT - A policeman stands next to vehicles buried in hail in the eastern area of Guadalajara, Jalisco state, Mexico, on June 30, 2019. - The accumulation of hail in the streets of Guadalajara buried vehicles and damaged homes. (Photo by ULISES RUIZ / AFP) (Photo credit should read ULISES RUIZ/AFP/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - Vehicles buried in hail are seen in the streets in the eastern area of Guadalajara, Jalisco state, Mexico, on June 30, 2019. - The accumulation of hail in the streets of Guadalajara buried vehicles and damaged homes. (Photo by ULISES RUIZ / AFP) (Photo credit should read ULISES RUIZ/AFP/Getty Images)
Men remain next to trucks buried in hail in the eastern area of Guadalajara, Jalisco state, Mexico, on June 30, 2019. - The accumulation of hail in the streets of Guadalajara buried vehicles and damaged homes. (Photo by ULISES RUIZ / AFP) (Photo credit should read ULISES RUIZ/AFP/Getty Images)
A woman and a child walk on hail in the eastern area of Guadalajara, Jalisco state, Mexico, on June 30, 2019. - The accumulation of hail in the streets of Guadalajara buried vehicles and damaged homes. (Photo by ULISES RUIZ / AFP) (Photo credit should read ULISES RUIZ/AFP/Getty Images)
Residents play on top of ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail which affected some areas of the city in ??Guadalajara, Mexico June 30, 2019. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
A truck is buried in ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail which affected some areas of the city in ??Guadalajara, Mexico June 30, 2019. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
TOPSHOT - A man with a bike walks on hail in the eastern area of Guadalajara, Jalisco state, Mexico, on June 30, 2019. - The accumulation of hail in the streets of Guadalajara buried vehicles and damaged homes. (Photo by ULISES RUIZ / AFP) (Photo credit should read ULISES RUIZ/AFP/Getty Images)
Aerial view of vehicles buried in hail in the streets in the eastern area of Guadalajara, Jalisco state, Mexico, on June 30, 2019. - The accumulation of hail in the streets of Guadalajara buried vehicles and damaged homes. (Photo by ULISES RUIZ / AFP) (Photo credit should read ULISES RUIZ/AFP/Getty Images)
A woman and her dogs walk on hail in the eastern area of Guadalajara, Jalisco state, Mexico, on June 30, 2019. - The accumulation of hail in the streets of Guadalajara buried vehicles and damaged homes. (Photo by ULISES RUIZ / AFP) (Photo credit should read ULISES RUIZ/AFP/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - A man with a bike walks on hail in the eastern area of Guadalajara, Jalisco state, Mexico, on June 30, 2019. - The accumulation of hail in the streets of Guadalajara buried vehicles and damaged homes. (Photo by ULISES RUIZ / AFP) (Photo credit should read ULISES RUIZ/AFP/Getty Images)
People remain on the sidewalk of a street covered with hail in the eastern area of Guadalajara, Jalisco state, Mexico, on June 30, 2019. - The accumulation of hail in the streets of Guadalajara buried vehicles and damaged homes. (Photo by ULISES RUIZ / AFP) (Photo credit should read ULISES RUIZ/AFP/Getty Images)
A vehicle is seen trapped on June 30, 2019 after a hail storm fell in Guadalajara, Jalisco State, Mexico. - A freak hail storm on Sunday struck Guadalajara, one of Mexico's most populous cities, shocking residents and trapping vehicles in a deluge of ice pellets up to two metres deep. (Photo by Ulises RUIZ / AFP) (Photo credit should read ULISES RUIZ/AFP/Getty Images)
Aerial view of Guadalajara, Jalisco State, Mexico, taken on June 30, 2019 after a hail storm fell in the area. - A freak hail storm on Sunday struck Guadalajara, one of Mexico's most populous cities, shocking residents and trapping vehicles in a deluge of ice pellets up to two metres deep. (Photo by Ulises RUIZ / AFP) (Photo credit should read ULISES RUIZ/AFP/Getty Images)
A woman tries to clear a street of Guadalajara, Jalisco State, Mexico, on June 30, 2019 after a hail storm fell in the area. - A freak hail storm on Sunday struck Guadalajara, one of Mexico's most populous cities, shocking residents and trapping vehicles in a deluge of ice pellets up to two metres deep. (Photo by Ulises RUIZ / AFP) (Photo credit should read ULISES RUIZ/AFP/Getty Images)
People are seen on June 30, 2019 in a street of Guadalajara, Jalisco State, Mexico, after a hail storm fell in the area. - A freak hail storm on Sunday struck Guadalajara, one of Mexico's most populous cities, shocking residents and trapping vehicles in a deluge of ice pellets up to two metres deep. (Photo by Ulises RUIZ / AFP) (Photo credit should read ULISES RUIZ/AFP/Getty Images)
Picture of a street of Guadalajara, Jalisco State, Mexico, taken on June 30, 2019 after a hail storm fell in the area. - A freak hail storm on Sunday struck Guadalajara, one of Mexico's most populous cities, shocking residents and trapping vehicles in a deluge of ice pellets up to two metres deep. (Photo by Ulises RUIZ / AFP) (Photo credit should read ULISES RUIZ/AFP/Getty Images)
Picture of a street of Guadalajara, Jalisco State, Mexico, taken on June 30, 2019 after a hail storm fell in the area. - A freak hail storm on Sunday struck Guadalajara, one of Mexico's most populous cities, shocking residents and trapping vehicles in a deluge of ice pellets up to two metres deep. (Photo by Ulises RUIZ / AFP) (Photo credit should read ULISES RUIZ/AFP/Getty Images)
Soldiers try to clear away ice as residents look on after a heavy storm of rain and hail which affected some areas of the city in ??Guadalajara, Mexico June 30, 2019. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
Trucks are buried in ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail which affected some areas of the city in ??Guadalajara, Mexico June 30, 2019. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
Soldiers try to clear away ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail which affected some areas of the city in ??Guadalajara, Mexico June 30, 2019. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
REFILE - REMOVING ILLEGAL CHARACTER IN CAPTION Security forces and soldiers try to clear away ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail which affected some areas of the city in Guadalajara, Mexico June 30, 2019. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A truck carries ice as it cleans the street after a heavy storm of rain and hail which affected some areas of the city in ??Guadalajara, Mexico June 30, 2019. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
Residents play on top of ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail which affected some areas of the city in ??Guadalajara, Mexico June 30, 2019. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
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AccuWeather reports that the storm occurred early Sunday morning when temperatures in the city hovered around 60°F.

The freak weather event also brought thunder and flash flooding, the latter which may have carried the accumulated hail and caused it to build up into massive piles.

Prior to the storm, Guadalajara had been experiencing summer temperatures of over 85°F. 

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