Hail storm on P.E.I. knocked out power to more than 2,000

A flash of hail moved through P.E.I. late Friday afternoon, felling trees along the way.

Some pieces of hail were the size of baseballs, others like marbles

There was lots of hail rolling through the province on Friday afternoon. (Submitted by Jessica Erin)

A flash of hail moved through P.E.I. late Friday afternoon, felling trees along the way and knocking out power to nearly 2,500 Maritime Electric customers, according to the utility's outage map.

Most of the outages happened in the Charlottetown and Stratford area.

Kim Griffin, spokesperson for Maritime Electric, said there was "lots of damage around the city" following the hail storm.

She said trees had to be cut and that crews were on site to do repairs and restore power.

Some pieces of hail were the size of baseballs, others like marbles.

Here's some tweets as well as photos readers shared on our CBC P.E.I. Facebook page.

Water filled the streets after the hail storm. (Brittany Spencer/CBC)
'My kitchen window is smashed,' Graham Stewart says. (Submitted by Graham Stewart)
The hail was both big and small. (Submitted by Heidi Walsh Bernardi)
Handfuls of hail! (Submitted by Coralee Simpson)
There was even enough to play with in some areas! (Submitted by Josh Hirtle)

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