SEP 2, 2012
Leicester couple pelted by raining yellow plastic balls
Alrighty folks…now it’s raining colored balls in the UK! From the appearance, texture and size of the balls the two incidents don’t appear to be related except for their mysterious nature.
A husband and wife have been left puzzled after hundreds of tiny yellow plastic balls rained in their garden.
Dylis Scott and her husband Tony were in their garage on Monica Road, Leicester, on Sunday when the balls fell from the sky during a storm.
Mrs Scott said they started hitting the car and garage door and “shooting at me”.
The Met Office said it was possible for weather systems to lift things such as dust and deposit them many miles away.
In January it was reported that 3cm diameter blue balls came raining down during a hailstorm in Bournemouth, Dorset.
Theories on what the balls could have been included crystals used in floral displays or ammunition for a toy gun.
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