The inclement conditions at this time of year normally cause a variety of traffic and logistical problems as motorists battle their way through wind, rain and snow.

But one freak of nature drivers do not normally have to contend with is flying fruit, as mystified residents did in Coventry on Monday night.

Bemused motorists were forced to take evasive action when an avalanche of apples descended from the sky just after the rush-hour.–raining-APPLES-Drivers-stunned-mysterious-downpour-fruit.html