Natural Phenomenon, Rains Fish in HondurasFacts & Fun Thursday, March 31st, 2011 ADVERTISEMENT
The event was held at the Departamento de Yoro, Honduras between May and July 1998. But until now, local people continue to remember the rare events which are regularly held celebration known as “Festival de la Lluvia de Peces” (Rain of Fish Festival). In the festival, all the people partying with various menus from cook fish.
A number of witnesses who are experiencing that tells an amazing phenomenon, began to rain fish with dark clouds in the sky. This was followed by lightning, thunder, strong winds and heavy rain for 2 to 3 hours. After the rain stopped, hundreds of living fish are found in soil. People bring home fish to be cooked and eaten.
Not only the citizens of Honduras, Australia Lajamanu townspeople also made a surprise and confused with the fall of thousands of fish from the sky as a rain storm hit the area. Most of the fish that fell from the sky was still alive. “First we smelled fishy, and fish fell from the sky,” said the resident.
Are only two cities that were afflicted by a mysterious creature rain? Apparently not. History has recorded similar events in several cities in several countries. In 1864, for example, in Singapore also have been exposed to rain fish. The fish that fell from the sky across the city, causing much property damage, even some who were injured by the falling water scaly beast.
In 1900, the same thing also happened in Rhode Island. Although many theories and speculation, even among the already illustrated in the form of videos, but a bright spot or concrete that supports the explanation of this phenomenon have not been revealed until now. ‘The rain frogs’ includes that hit Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan in 2009, and ‘jellyfish rain’ that fell from the sky Bath, England in 1894, up to now has not been answered clearly.
What could cause this mysterious natural phenomenon? The only theory that developed in the community and less able to explain these events is the presence of the evaporation process in large volumes. Evaporation of large volumes that could be a small tornado, let us follow the lift fish from the lake or pond into the sky. Then, after traveling a short distance away, slowly all the ‘things’ that take part in the process of tornadoes that will fall, according to the weight of the body done.
The most heavy objects will fall first and become rain in some areas, while other objects still bring a lighter next to fall again in another area and beyond. This is what causes ‘water bodies’ specifications rain in one region to another are different. However, not everyone believes this theory, even some of them really consider this phenomenon as a plague or a curse.