It’s raining money! Drivers abandon cars

Hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of bank notes blew through the wealthy city of Dubai earlier this month.

People abandoned their cars and scrambled for cash after it started 'raining money'.

People abandoned their cars and scrambled for cash after it started ‘raining money’.

Pedestrians run across a busy highway to grab cash

Pedestrians run across a busy highway to grab cash

Pedestrians dodged traffic to run into the road to pick up the swirling 500 UAE Dirham notes – worth around $160 each .

The notes were carried by strong winds through the Jumeirah area of the city for several minutes, but locals have got no idea where they came from.

One surprised man described how his wife pulled over her car to film motorists dodging cash collectors on a busy stretch of highway in the city.

He said: “It was just raining money.

“It was 500 AED notes which is worth quite a lot. It was a lot of money.

“A lot of people were getting out of there cars to grab this.

It doesn’t happen every day. Everyone was amazed this was happening.”

The baffling incident happened at around 3pm on on February 11 and, so far, no explanation has been given.

Police later arrived at the area and ushered people away, local media reports.

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7 thoughts on “It’s raining money! Drivers abandon cars”

  1. Chikhomo says:

    So what does prophet Bushiri n Joshua said about this ? Are they only prophecies about death ?

  2. Wanex banda says:


  3. Profit says:

    Hakimu Banda, that’s where we are getting things wrong. We hate politicians too much giving a chance to many to go Scot free coz we give them a blind eye. Much as I agree with you to some extent, I believe alit of damage is caused by non politicians. Let me cite a few examples for you: Malswitch 20/80 syndicate where civil servants use malswitch cards to swindle Gov, people claiming allowances for assignments not done, if you look at the cashgate list you will note that over 80% of the suspects are not politicians, traffic police corruption, MRA officers highly corrupt, Road traffic department officers highly corrupt, the list is endless.

  4. samarakwa says:

    That’s wanderful money from heaven

  5. hohoba says:

    nde ife titani?? Zaziiii

  6. where are Malawians? says:

    Luckily, no major prophets to prophesy……money falling from heaven!!!!!

  7. Hakimu Banda says:

    While our friends are busy raining money in AED Malawi politicians are busy enriching themselves up to the extent of leaving the country the poorest country under the planet.

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