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Strange but True: Rain Fish in Australia

/ Aug 23, 2010 /
Throughout the weekend, residents of a small town in Australia's arid northern regions experiencing a rare blessing. Fish rain engulfed their city.

Pages of The Daily Telegraph revealed, in two consecutive days in the state of the City Lajamanu Northern Territory downfall many fish. Together with rain water, the fish comes out of nowhere from the sky.

Most of the fish is still alive. It only stopped raining fish Monday, March 1, 2010.

The weather experts in Australia believe that the fish Spangled perch, one type of freshwater fish in Australia, apparently sucked into the storm. They then brought high winds before eventually falling in Lajamanu, a city population of just 669 people.

"The storm brought the fish up to a height of 40 thousand to 50 thousand feet in the air," said a senior expert at the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, Mark Kersemakers. "As they participate in the 'system' of the storm, they freeze. After some time, they are free from the storms, "continued Kersemakers.

This is the third time within a period of more than 30 years where Lajamanu hit by rain fish. Similar events occurred in 1974 and 2004.

"Usually, there are fish in the water. Now the fish falling from the sky. How about something even bigger fall from the sky? "Joe said Ashley, 55-year-old resident. "It could be tomorrow, tomorrow there is a crocodile that will fall from the sky," continued Ashley. Strange but True: Rain Fish in Australia.

2 komentar:

{ Sakti } on: August 23, 2010 at 10:24 PM said...

"The storm brought the fish up to a height of 40 thousand to 50 thousand feet in the air," <--- still need proofing I guess...

{ FAISAL HILMI } on: August 25, 2010 at 10:48 PM said...

I quite agree with the opinion of the above!

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