Everybody knows the phrase ‘it’s raining cats and dogs,’ but how many times have you heard that it’s raining spiders?
A resident of the Southern Tablelands in New South Wales took to Facebook to report that millions of baby spiders appeared to be falling onto his property from the sky.
The phenomenon, dubbed ‘angel hair’, sees spiders climb to the top of vegetation and release a streamer of silk that catches on the breeze and carries them into the air.
Eerie images of the aftermath show entire paddocks and fields wreathed in a thin blanket of the white silk, or spider rain.
Goulburn man Ian Watson feared for the worst when the army of arachnids appeared on his rural property.
‘Anyone else experiencing this ‘angel hair’ or maybe aka millions of spiders falling from the sky right now?’ Watson posted on the Goulburn Community Forum Facebook page.
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