He maramara tio ka heke mai i te Rangi. Ka whakatio he pata wai ina ka kawea whakarunga e te ia o te hau i rō kapua. Ka rure haeretia te pata wai, ka piri atu anō he kahu tio. Ka taumaha haere te pata wai, nāwai rā, ka taka ki te whenua hei ua whatu.
Pellets of ice which fall from the Sky. Water droplets freeze as they are carried upwards on air currents inside a cloud. As they are tossed about, more layers of ice form on the droplet. When they become too heavy, they fall to the ground as hail.
Hei whakaahua i te putanga mai o te ua whatu: