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UFO. Russia

ID #1695830923
Added Wed, 27/09/2023
Author July N.
Sources
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Status
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Initial data

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Incident date: 
1990
Location: 
Санкт-Петербург
Leningradskaya oblast
Russia

Kurdyukov Alexander writes to the editorial office of the newspaper "Anomaly":

I've been interested in ufology for almost a year now.

Of course, some scientists consider UFOs to be fiction, ridiculous rumors. However, I believe in the existence of the unidentified, and even once observed it myself.

It started a long time ago, about 3 years ago. I read Wells' The War of the Worlds. A thunderstorm broke out outside the window. The lightning flashed and the rain poured down without ceasing. By evening, the storm had subsided. I went out to the window, just like that, to look at the stars. and suddenly, completely silently, right in front of the window there was a short, hundredth of a second, flash.

She was dazzlingly bright, like the sun. She couldn't be lightning because:

1. Lightning does not happen in a cloudless sky.

2. Out of the corner of my eye, I managed to catch that the flash came from a brightly glowing ball.

As for the second, I have heard about fireballs, but they explode with a roar, bringing huge destruction.

After that, I watched these flashes several more times before going to bed. 

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The storm

The storm is an atmospheric phenomenon in which the inside of clouds or between the cloud and the earth's surface arise electrical discharges - lightning accompanied by thunder. It is quite a common natural phenomenon in certain situations could be considered something abnormal, such as when it appears under unusual conditions or unfamiliar to the eyewitness. A vivid example is the so-called "snow storm" (or "snow storm"), i.e. thunderstorm, which is when rain falls heavy snow, freezing rain or ice pellets.

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