"Incoming!" Meteor shower in Indian districtSubmitted by Bob-45 on Tue, 07/10/2012 - 17:47
Publication Date : 09-07-2012
A cluster of meteors hit the earth’s surface yesterday morning in Murshidabad district of India's West Bengal state.
Administrative officials in Behrampore confirmed that they were first informed by local residents of Jalangi area who reportedly observed the meteor shower.
At around 5:15 a.m., the spectacular event, which lasted a few seconds, was marked by sparks in the sky, said eye-witnesses from the Sarkarpara area of Jalangi.