Texas Town experiences the rain of fish from the sky
You’ve heard of the phrase “when pigs fly” now apparently fish can do it with the help of the weather. It wasn’t a movie special effect, a town in Texas saw fish rain down from the sky.
The citizens of the city of Texarkana experienced the crazy phenomenon on Wednesday (December 29). A Facebook post from the city’s official page explained how exactly this happened.
“2021 releases all the stuff… including the fish rain in Texarkana today. And no, that’s not a joke,” they wrote. “Animal rain is a phenomenon that occurs when small aquatic animals such as frogs, crabs and small fish are washed away by waterspouts or drafts that occur on the surface of the earth. it is rare, it happens, as evidenced by several places in Texarkana today. So show us your fish photos! And please, for the sake of everyone, let’s move into 2022 as quietly as possible.
Small to medium-sized fish around 4 to 5 inches long have been seen across town on streets, backyards, and rooftops. Townfolk shared photos of their finds in the comments section of the social media post. Some grabbed buckets to pick them up to release while others decided to use them as bait for fishing.
James Audirsch was working at a used car dealership in east Texas when he witnessed the fish shower.
“There was a loud thunderclap and when we opened the gate to the bay I looked out and it was raining really hard and a fish hit the ground,” he told the station. local information. WCIA. “And then I said, ‘It’s raining fish!’ Brad said to me ‘No it is not’ and I was like ‘No it really is!’ and the fish were falling here and everywhere.
Watch a video of the strange event, below.