Meteor lights up Winnipeg sky

Winnipeggers took to social media Wednesday evening after seeing a bright flash in the night sky. (C) EPA/MARCELO SAYAO

Social media was abuzz Wednesday night after a strange flash was seen in the sky.

Around 9:30 p.m., posts began showing up on various social media feeds about a green light in the sky followed by a red streak, leaving many people wondering what had just happened.

NASA sent out a tweet on Wednesday saying the Quadrantid meteor shower was slated to peak that evening.


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