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Re: Re: OT: Meteorites at 10 o'clock!

From: "Paul Tyerman" <tyerman@hotmail.com>

>Hi Lynn and all those others interested in the Meteorite shower,
>The Leonid Meteorite shower has been having a great old time down here
>leaving a trail of debris all over the Land of Oz.
>A few days ago one meteorite was seen by half of northern New South Wales.
>As it finally made a bee-line for a small town's water supply its last fews
>gasps of light were filmed by the entire town which thought that
>Independence Day had arrived!  I kid you not!
>Police etc. were flooded (sorry, no pun intended!) with calls and sightings
>of Extra Terrestrials were a dime a dozen.  Mayhem soon followed.
>Today there have been reports of more meteorites falling on to golf 
>careering into rooves of houses and felling trees as they meet their end.
>The local TV stations were talking all about our "terrestrial visitors" and
>this caused more than its fair share of medical emergencies in old-aged
>peoples homes so they are now calling them part of the meteor shower
>nstead  - much more calming for people!
>Talk about walking on the wild side!
>Meanwhile Hurricane "John" has just hit the Pilbara region of northern
>Western Australia and caused some pretty nasty havoc of its own.  It is a
>Class 5 Hurricane and has left a lot of destruction in its wake.  The 
>population of one remote town had to hunker down in an unused shipping
>container - that was the only thing left standing that could protect them!
>So what with Meteorites showering down and Hurricanes blowing things away
>Christmas in the Land of Oz. may be more interesting than usual!
>Cheers for now,

Gee, I missed the news tonight..... never thought I'd catch up with it on 
this list.  Thanks for giving us tonights news!!!


Paul Tyerman
Canberra, Australia
USDA Zone 8

(As you can see..... also in Australia..... but didn't watch the news 

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