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06-11-2010, 12:15 PM #1
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Top 7 Most Bizarre Phenomenon in the WorldTop 7 Most Bizarre Phenomenon in the World
Not everyone knows about these most bizarre phenomenon in the world as world is very large. There’s a lot of phenomenon in the world that makes us amazing. Those amazing phenomenon happen as a part of human life. Some of those phenomenon is bizarre one. Here’s top 7 most bizarre phenomenon in the world that maybe You haven’t know:
1. Eternal lightning in Venezuela
Catatumbo lightning is a bizarre and unique natural phenomenon in the world. Located at the mouth of the river at Lake Maracaibo Catatumbo. This phenomenon is a cloud lightning that forms a “line” of flash along 5 kilometers, each 140 to 160 nights a year, for 10 hours each night, and more than 280 times in 1 hour. This could almost be called ‘permanent storm’. It has the intensity of lightning 400,000 amperes, and visible up to 400 km away. According to research, lightning collision occurred because the wind coming from the Andes. The lightning is also used as navigation by sailors.
Eternal lightning in Venezuela
2. The Rain of Fishes in Honduras
The Rain of Fishes is described in Honduran Folklore. However, It really happen in the Departamento de Yoro, between May and July. Witnesses said that this phenomenon began with dark clouds in the sky, followed by lightning, thunder, strong winds and heavy rain for 2 – 3 hours. After the rain stopped, hundreds of fish found living in the land. People take the fish and cook it. Since 1998, Rain of Fish Festival is celebrated every year in the city of Yoro.
the rain of fishes in Honduras
3. Climbing Goats in Morocco
Goats climb trees, can only be found in Morocco. These goats climb trees because they want to eat the fruit of the argan tree, similar to the Olive Fruit.
Climbing Goats in Morocco
4. Red rain in Kerala, India
From July 25 to 23 September 2001, red rain fell in southern India, Kerala Province. Not only red, yellow rain, green and black also been reported. Government of India found that the rain has been “colored” by the spores of algae, which spread in the air. Then, beginning in 2006, Kerala became the world’s attention again because of the same bizarre phenomenon.
Red Rain in Kerala India
5. Longest waves in Brazil
Two times a year, between February and March, the Atlantic Ocean water piled up in the Amazon River, creating the world’s longest wave. This phenomenon is caused by the Atlantic Ocean currents that meet the mouth of the river, resulting in 12 feet high waves that can last up to more than half an hour.
longest wave in Brazil
6. Black Sun in Denmark
During spring in Denmark, about one half hour before dusk, more than 1 million Sturnus Vulgaris (kind of bird) gathered from all over to join and form a remarkable collection of the air. Until making the sky looks dark. This phenomenon is called Black Sun, and can be seen in early spring in the western Denmark.
black sun in Denmark
7. Fire Rainbow in Idaho
Atmospheric phenomenon known as circumhorizon arc or Fire Rainbow, will appear when the sun is high (more than 58 degrees above the horizon). Sunlight shines straightly through cirrus clouds, thus producing a kind of hexagon crystal plate and form a prism effect. So it looks like a rainbow-shaped flame.
fire rainbow in Idaho
06-12-2010, 01:32 AM #2