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It’s raining fish! A city in Texas experiences a rare phenomenon!

It is true that sometimes nature and Earth surprise us so much that nothing seems to fit and nothing seems correct. Nature is full of beauty and peace indeed and for all the nature lovers out there who have been enjoying every single part of their surroundings this news is surely going to come on as one of the most shocking news they must have come across in our life. It is a very true fact that sometimes, we can’t just prove some rare, or we can say, the weird phenomenons of nature that have been experienced by many. 

Sometimes it becomes so unexplainable or it takes a very long time to come to a conclusion. You may have come across many such stories or experiences of people on the internet, as it’s one of the best places to do so. And recently, one of such unexpected incidents that happened very recently is going crazy viral on the Internet and all the social media users who came across that cannot just get enough of it. Well, all the people of Texarkana, a city in Texas, experienced such a rare phenomenon, and as a result shared a whole lot of posts and videos, which trended all around the internet and especially on social media platforms!

You may have heard the phrase, “it’s raining cats and dogs, as the saying goes. But if we have a look in Texarkana, a city located in Texas, it ‘rained’ fish on Thursday. Not able to believe it? Well, surely this news may seem quite weird and very much hard to believe, but that’s true as many residents of Texarkana posted many such pictures and videos of the phenomenon that they experienced. Many Texarkana residents were surprised when they saw fish dropping from the sky along with rain.

While reporting about the weird meteorological phenomenon, the official Facebook page of The City of Texarkana, Texas, posted a picture of the fish along with an explanation of the phenomenon.

While they just joked on how 2021 has played tricks with them, further elaborating, they explained about the Animal rain too. They wrote, “Animal rain is a phenomenon that occurs when small water animals like frogs, crabs, and small fish are swept up in waterspouts or drafts that occur on the surface of the earth. They are then rained down at the same time as the rain. While it’s uncommon, it happens, as evidenced in several places in Texarkana today.”

The Facebook post was widely shared by many netizens. The post went so viral that it has now gained thousands of shares and hundreds of comments.

Many residents of Texarkana took to social media in order to document the dead fish lying on roads and in their backyards. Some people were amused. One person commented, “There are probably a lot of happy stray cats”, on one such post, while another said, “People thought I was crazy about 20 years ago when I told them it rained frogs at my hog farm. I stood there dumbfounded looking at my concrete walkways being covered as they were falling. I was wondering if the world was coming to an end.”

However, some people are worried about the health and hygiene issues that dead aquatic animals might cause if clean-up operations are not done on time.

“Animal rain” has previously been reported in places like California and northwestern Serbia.

Sneha Sivakumar
Sneha Sivakumar
I am Sneha Sivakumar, a writer who fell in love with Creative Writing, and loves to provide entertaining articles about famous personalities.


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