Witnessing a Rare Phenomenon: A Worm-Filled Rain in Beijing
In a strange phenomenon, the Chinese capital of Beijing was hit by a downpour of worms as sticky insects fell and covered cars, judging by the photos.
As they went about their daily business, the residents carried umbrellas to avoid being infected by falling worms.
Although the Chinese authorities still have not revealed the cause of this strange phenomenon, theories have begun to appear on the Internet. Some thought it might actually be poplar flowers, a very common tree in Beijing, and when its flowers fall, they are often confused with caterpillars, while another theory said that the worms fall after they are blown away by a strong wind. , and the Theory was supported by the scientific journal Mother Nature.Net, which explains that these kinds of insect incidents happen after a thunderstorm.
Source: Daily Star
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