The sky is falling! Or, at least, the birds are falling from the sky. In China 10,000 bramble finches fell to the earth, most were dead before they hit the ground. In New Zealand, it was gulls (streaming audio).
Still in Kiwi-land, a 25 metre tall geyser erupted in a back garden as boiling water was forced out of a borehole used to supply the house’s hot pool.