Surrey meteor: Fireball flies over M3 leaving motorist stunned
An M3 motorist was left stunned when he saw a fireball meteor lighting up the sky above Surrey. The 27-year-old captured the rare moment on his dashcam as the fireball flew through the sky at around 12. READ MORE: I went to Guildford Wetherspoon at 9am and it wasn't depressing at all
The UK Fireball Alliance - which aims to recover freshly-fallen meteorites in the UK made up of a team led by the Natural History Museum - said it had so far received nearly 300 reports of a meteor being seen over the UK last night. Jessica A reported her sighting near West Byfleet to the International Meteor Organisation and said after a few minutes she heard a "deep loud rumble" that "started quieter and got louder, then faded off again". Áine O'Brien, PhD candidate at the University of Glasgow and a member of the UK Fireball Alliance, tweeted: "There was another beautiful fireball over the UK last night.
There is no indication yet as to whether or where in the UK the meteor landed.
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