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Residents stunned as hundreds of fish fall out of the sky over remote Australian desert town. By Richard Shears
06:41 EST, 2 March 2010
Residents of a small outback Australian town have been left speechless after fish began falling from the sky. Hundreds of spangled perch bombarded the 650 residents of Lajamanu, shocking local Christine Balmer, who was walking home when the strange 'weather' started.
MSN UK News, 01/06/2010 10:17
2000: Fish rain down upon Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
If meteorological records are anything to go by, fish are prolific skydivers. In 2000, bushels of two-inch-long fish fell from the skies above Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. These fish had been plucked from their homes in the sea by a mini-tornado more than a mile offshore, hanging suspended in the gathering rainclouds until they burst.
The sky has been raining tadpoles over a coastal region in Japan, according to reports.
By Danielle Demetriou in Tokyo
5:36AM BST 10 Jun 2009
Residents, officials and scientists have been baffled by the apparent downpour of tadpoles in central Japan's Ishikawa Prefecture. Clouds of dead tadpoles appear to have fallen from the sky in a series of episodes in a number of cities in the region since the start of the month.