Watch video: Meteor shower or satellite? Lights in sky witnessed from Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Saturday, April 02, 2022, 11:38 PM IST
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In what appears to be a meteor shower was witnessed over the skies of Nagpur and several other parts of the Maharashtra.

Sightings of the lights travelling in the sky were reported from Nagpur in Maharashtra and Jhabua, Barwani districts in Madhya Pradesh.

According to news agency PTI, a top functionary of the Ujjain-based Jiwaji Observatory said it was a common phenomenon possibly involving meteorites.

Reports of people seeing these burning objects falling from the sky have come in from Barwani, Bhopal, Indore, Betul and Dhar.

Rajendra Gupta, Superintendent of the 300-year-old Jiwaji Observatory in Ujjain, however, said, "This appears to be ulkapind (meteorites). Their fall is common."

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