Old video resurfaces as that of hailstorm in Nagpur

Human mind has a wonderful ability to connect the past with the present. In a recent heavy rainfall in Nagpur, parts of the city also witnessed hailstorm. The people of Nagpur who have settled out of city, also heard from their friends that it snowed in Nagpur. However all of this is definitely not true. 

The WhatsApp video being circulated on various groups shows a video taken from a car showing the hail lying along the road and people enjoying the view. People are claiming that it was shot in Bharat Nagar area of Nagpur. 

People and many social media Nagpur pages are posting the videos claiming it to be shot on Thursday in Bharat Nagar. 

Nagpur Bharat Nagar Snowfall

Nagpur ಅವರಿಂದ ಈ ದಿನದಂದು ಪೋಸ್ಟ್ ಮಾಡಲಾಗಿದೆ ಗುರುವಾರ, ಜನವರಿ 2, 2020

However, even though hail storm did hit the city on Thursday morning, the video that is being widely shared happens to be 4 years-old. Those who have seen the wrath of nature will remember how the hailstorm had hit the entire city back then.

A user Mangesh Kelkar published the video on YouTube on 15 March, 2015 when the hailstorm had hit the city. 

Here’s the link of the original video: 

The excited people are sharing these on all the social media websites, however many have come to the fore bringing it to the notice of people that the video is old. People are now indeed getting aware about the side effects of misinformation.

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