In Maldegem and Lembeke, hail stones "the size of an egg" (photo) caused damage to glass constructions like porches and verandas. Fire services said that some hail stones had a diameter of 4 to 5 centimetres.
In Kaprijke, a house got damaged when lightning struck. Fire services received a number of calls for flooded cellars. The N9 trunk road was inundated at a stretch of 150 metres near Saint Barbara Street.
In Boekhoute, still in the north of East Flanders, a wedding party was interrupted when water was leaking inside the rooms. The guests moved swiftly to another room of the castle. Also in Boekhoute, a fallen tree damaged a power line. Some families were left without electricity. The problems were very local.