Raining animals is a rare meteorological phenomenon in which flightless animals fall from the sky. Such occurrences have been reported in many countries throughout history. One hypothesis is that tornadic waterspouts sometimes pick up creatures such as fish or frogs, and carry them for up to several miles. Apr 30, 2013 - The fish that fall from the sky are just fish that used to be in the sea. . Even squid and alligators have been reported to fall from the sky. Often, the process of being swept high into the clouds encases these creatures in a layer of ice or hail that may still remain after they have plummeted back to earth. Sep 28, 2017 - 'Of course, it doesn't 'rain' frogs or fish in the sense that it rains water — no one has ever seen frogs or fish vaporize into the air before a rainfall. However, strong winds, such as those in a tornado or hurricane, are powerful enough to lift animals, people, trees, and houses,' the library posting notes. Feb 21, 2018 - Throughout recorded history there are scores of documented examples of anomalous animals falling from the sky, the most common being fish. Of course, it doesn't 'rain' frogs or fish in the sense that it rains water - no one has . The characteristic funnel extending from the sky toward the water's surface . Jul 16, 2017 - Residents of La Unión, Honduras, say that after a fierce storm, the ground is covered with small fish. 'A blessing from God,' one farmer said. May 5, 2018 - Rains of fish have been recorded as falling in massive numbers in areas as far apart as Iran, China, and India. Witnesses from the regions . Jul 19, 2017 - 'For that, the earth is withered: Everything that dwells on it languishes— Beasts of the field and birds of the sky— Even the fish of the sea perish. Oct 2, 2017 - Fish rained from the sky last week in the northeastern Mexican city of Tampico. Fish can be sucked up from the sea in waterspouts and then .