One Twitter user claims to have heard a hissing sound as what is believed to have been a meteor passed over his New Jersey home:
I actually heard the #meteor today as well. It was making almost a hissing noise as it flew brightly overhead. I saw it around 7:55pm EDT.
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Lively downpours across the south, Wales and Northern Ireland today - slow moving and intense with hail and thunder.
"The council's inspector judged there was an imminent health risk and an immediate voluntary closure of the takeaway was agreed."