As nouns the difference between hailstorm and avalanche
is that hailstorm
is an alternative spelling of lang=en while avalanche
is a large mass or body of snow and ice sliding swiftly down a mountain side, or falling down a precipice.
As a verb avalanche is
to descend like an avalanche.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* hail storm
A large mass or body of snow and ice sliding swiftly down a mountain side, or falling down a precipice.
A fall of earth, rocks, etc., similar to that of an avalanche of snow or ice.
A sudden, great, or irresistible descent or influx of anything.
Anything like an avalanche in suddenness and overwhelming quantity (like a barrage, blitz, etc).
* snowslide, snowslip
To descend like an avalanche.
To come down upon; to overwhelm.
- The shelf broke and the boxes avalanched the workers.