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Fish rain down on Sri Lanka village

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 07 May 2014 - 03:57 PM

Villagers in west Sri Lanka have said they have been surprised and delighted by an unusual rainfall of small fish.

The edible fish fell during a storm and are believed to have been lifted out of a river during a strong wind.

http://www.bbc.co.uk...d-asia-27298939

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Posted 07 May 2014 - 09:18 PM

how do they survive in the air ?


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Posted 08 May 2014 - 06:18 AM

It is an amazing phenomena, heck I struggle with a net, and yet wind just picks them up.......

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Posted 08 May 2014 - 11:46 AM

The basis for what's turning into a cult classic, Sharknado and the sson to be aired Sharknado 2 from SyFy.


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Posted 08 May 2014 - 12:05 PM

View Postpaperdyer, on 08 May 2014 - 11:46 AM, said:

The basis for what's turning into a cult classic, Sharknado and the sson to be aired Sharknado 2 from SyFy.
I'd watch that.


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Posted 08 May 2014 - 03:59 PM

They get some wild weather down in that region. I wonder if events like this are really that rare, or if it's just rare that they happen in populated areas and get noticed? In the midwest a tornado will empty an entire runoff pond as it passes over and send everything in it up into the air. People a mile or two away will find fish on the ground. But not hundreds of them, usually.


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Posted 09 May 2014 - 03:27 PM

If one is allergic to seafood, they would be in living hell. Haha.

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Posted 10 May 2014 - 05:39 AM

Sounds like a fishy story to me. :w00t:

Edited by Hawkin, 10 May 2014 - 05:44 AM.


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Posted 13 May 2014 - 07:58 PM

They would be in a living hell just from the smell of rotting fish.


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Posted 15 May 2014 - 12:31 PM

well it seems fishy






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