Hailstones lashed Chester at lunchtime on Saturday, January 25 in a freak storm that lasted just minutes.

Steven Ebbrell captured shoppers in Chester dodging the downpour and staff clearing icicles from outside their shops.

Steven Ebbrell sent in this photograph of assistant manager at Walton's, Gareth Williams, cleaning up after the short hail storm in Chester on Saturday, January 25
Steven Ebbrell sent in this photograph of assistant manager at Walton's, Gareth Williams, cleaning up after the short hail storm in Chester on Saturday, January 25

Bee Walker also emailed us this video of the action from Eastgate Street.

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If you have any pictures from the hailstorm, email them to newsroom@cheshirenews.co.uk, tweet @ChesterChron or post on the Chester Chronicle Facebook page.