These images show the extraordinary moment an octopus and starfish fell from the sky after being sucked up by a powerful storm.  The sea tornado fizzled out before making landfall on the coastal city of Qingdao, China, but the marine creatures which had been whirling around in the storm cloud were suddenly spat out.

Images shared on social media showed different creatures stuck to car windscreens after the rainstorm. According to the Qingdao Meteorological Administration, the violent weather was recorded late on Tuesday afternoon. Hurricane-force winds blew at a shocking 34.8 miles per second, registering storm force 12 on the Beaufort scale. READ MORE