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It rains fish in Oz

March 3, 2010

Fish fall out of the rain-filled sky in Northern Territory town of Lajamanu

THE Top End and Central Australia have been battered by torrential rains, and in one

town there have been fish falling from the sky.

The freak phenomena happened not once, but twice, last Thursday and Friday afternoon about 6pm at Lajamanu, about 550km southwest of Katherine in the Northern Territory.

Christine Balmer, who took these photos of the fish on the ground and in a bucket, had to pinch herself when she was told “hundreds and hundreds” of small white fish had fallen from the sky.

“It rained fish in Lajamanu on Thursday and Friday night,” she said, “They fell from the sky everywhere.

Apparently, it’s not as uncommon as you might think. Read the full story: here

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