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Worms rain from the sky over Scotland


Posted on Friday, 8 April, 2011 | Comment icon 29 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


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In an unusual Fortean event pupils at a Scottish school encountered worms raining down from the sky.

A PE lesson at Galashiels Academy was cut short when a series of thudding sounds heralded a downpour of worms from the heavens, it is thought that the event could have been caused by freak weather at a nearby river resulting in worms being lifted in to the air and dumped a short distance away.

"A PE class had to run for cover as it started raining worms."

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Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #20 Posted by Der on 9 April, 2011, 7:23
I originally read the UM news' title as "Women rain from the sky over Scotland" and was like "Wait, what? "
Comment icon #21 Posted by Realm on 9 April, 2011, 20:27
Look! In the air! It's a bird! It's a plane! No it's, Holy crap!! Run!! LOL
Comment icon #22 Posted by 6181143919 on 7 May, 2011, 17:43
real worms or jelly worms? I wouldn't mind jelly worms.
Comment icon #23 Posted by -WOLF-12227- on 8 May, 2011, 8:08
LMFAO, man if I was god or had any super power in the world it would be the ability to make it rain worms!
Comment icon #24 Posted by UFO_Monster on 8 May, 2011, 17:33
You have just opened a can of worms by reviving a month-old thread.
Comment icon #25 Posted by Eldorado on 8 May, 2011, 17:41
That would be a great story to tell your kids/grandkids...... "One day, when I was same age as you, we were at school and it started raining. It wasn't ordinary rain though............"
Comment icon #26 Posted by Anvil on 9 May, 2011, 2:30
lol Eldorado..I want to know the explanation behind the freak weather event on a seemly cloudless day where it involves a river too, in Scotland. It had to have been a tornado or vortex or something to lift them up.
Comment icon #27 Posted by Lilly on 9 May, 2011, 2:38
Anvil, I think you're on the right track here. Take a look at Don't think there's any 'proof positive' for this happening but there's certainly some good circumstantial evidence.
Comment icon #28 Posted by Anvil on 9 May, 2011, 2:44
Cheers Lilly. A waterspout it could have been then, still odd though if there was no visible weather.


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