Stunned motorists were forced to brake sharply to avoid the falling fruit, believed to be swept up by a vortex caused by freak weather conditions in Coventry.
An avalanche of more than 100 apples rained down over a main road in Keresley, Coventry on Monday night.
Some people posited an otherworldly explanation.
Keresley parish councillor Sandra Camwell said a freak black-out happened on the same road last year.
She said: "Strange things do happen in this part of the world. I think it's highly likely that apples did fall from the sky.
"We're in an area with a spooky history, where there have been witches for centuries, after all."
The Met Office dismissed supernatural explanations and instead blamed a small tornado or other vortex. Of course, the Met Office are the same boys that brought us anthropogenic carbon based global warming...