Heavy hail and rain batters a garden in Denver Metropolitan Area
Heavy hail battered the garden of a home in the Denver area as a fast-moving storm brought extreme weather on Friday 3 September.
The unusual summer scene happened in Centennial, on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, USA.
The region was also hit by heavy rain.
The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning.
It follows the devastation caused by Hurricane Ida in the US northeast. Scientists say such extreme weather events have been made more likely by climate change.