- South Africans are really excited after spotting what looked like an asteroid in Durban
- Some peeps were able to capture the flaming particles on video while others got a few stunning pictures
- Mzansi had cute reactions to the clip with one woman concerned that Jesus might be making his return
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Video clips of what many believe are meteorites are making the rounds online. According to social media users, the meteor showers took place in Durban over the weekend and have stirred up some pretty hilarious reactions.
One tweep, @CeboMcineka was trying to figure out if anyone else spotted the strange phenomenon. He was able to catch a quick pic of the flaming bolt but not much else:
@MarcForrest and his son were able to catch the UFO on film. He speculated it might have been some debris or an asteroid travelling close to earth:
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Check out some more of the reactions below:
"Yep saw too, something big - looked a lot like orbital debris maybe from one of the recent launches."
"We also saw. Didn't manage to film in time. Thanks for posting this."
"Craziest thing I’ve ever seen."
"Heartbreaking" :Limpopo floods cause two vehicles to be swept away
In more weather news, Briefly News previously reported that tomorrow (9 December) the Limpopo transport and community safety department will begin its search for the people who were in two vehicles that were swept off a bridge in the Steelpoort area due to flooding.
The vehicles that were involved in the incident are a sedan and a minibus respectively. Both vehicles have been recovered, but the occupants have not been found.
Further details about the flooding
According to TimesLIVE, a severe weather warning had been issued to drivers in the area due to flash floods. Crossing flooded roads and low-lying bridges were especially cautioned against.
Mike Maringa, a spokesperson for Limpopo's Transport and Community Safety, said that they found the vehicles at the bank of the Limpopo River.
So far one woman, believed to be an occupant of one of the two vehicles, has been found dead by search-and-rescue operations in the river. News24 reports that officials are still searching for four people involved in the incident.
Reactions to the flood-related incident
"There is a serious crisis of drainage systems in the country."
"This is so sad."
"If the MEC and tbe bodyguards are swept away then the department will issue a tender to build proper high bridges."
Source: Briefly News