A curious incident was recorded in the Jagtial region (Telangana state, India) last week: “It rained fish” During a monsoon storm.
Photos posted on social media show Many fish collect them on the floors of streets and roads as residents drenched in heavy rain,
The region has faced heavy rains and floods in recent weeks after 12 districts issued a red alert for five days. National roads have been flooded, causing problems for emergency services trying to reach devastated towns and cities, APB Live reports.
“Rain of the Beasts” occurs when Small aquatic animals such as frogs, crabs and small fish are carried away by water bodies,
Residents of Jagtial town #Telangana A rare weather phenomenon as fish ‘rain’ from the sky. The phenomenon, known as ‘animal rain’,
It occurs when small water animals such as frogs, crabs or small fish are flushed into the water spout. #Telangana floods pic.twitter.com/JN9P1fzG5C
— Ashish (@KP_Aashish) 10 July 2022
The event was repeated for two days (8 and 9/7). This could happen again in the next few days, as new storms are expected.