SHOCKING footage shows the havoc wreaked by an extreme hailstorm striking Italy’s capital city, Rome, leaving residents trapped in their Cars.

Separate footage shows the storm’s runoff flooding escalators and going underground, as people sit on railings to avoid being caught up in the gushing icy water.
The freak hailstorm has caused flooding, leaving motorists trapped in their cars.
A motorist forced to abandon his vehicle, as lightning bears down overhead. A Twitter user shared the video: “Major hailstorm in Rome, Bad idea to drive in this.”Parts of southern and central Italy are on high alert, after storms brought hail, floods and strong winds to the country.