Thanet: mysterious light spotted in sky above Ramsgate leaves locals confused


The people of Ramsgate were left confused after spotting a mysterious light in the sky, which was filmed.

The images show the lights flickering very faintly in the sky over the Manston Road area on Sunday evening (November 28).

A resident took to a local Facebook group to ask others what they thought it might be.

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She said: “I just drove along St. Peter’s Road towards Broadstairs and saw a huge flash of white light, does anyone know what that might be?”



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One person commented, “It’s so weird that I walked home from the store and looked up at the stars and saw the white flash.”

While another said, “Certainly aliens!

One of those who was stunned by the bright light was Nikki Allchurch, 31.

She captured the video which clearly shows the light in the sky above the Manston Road area, and told KentLive it has become a regular occurrence.

“I filmed from 10pm to 11pm last night and noticed them a few times,” she said.

“There are normally up to four at a time, but last night it was different.

“I noticed red lights and a few blue ones too, moving across the sky as if they were airplanes.”

Nikki explained that she knew the lights simply couldn’t come from an airplane due to the nature of their movement.

“They would stop in some areas and almost blend in with the stars,” she added.

“A lot of people have conspiracy theories or assumptions, but I can’t tell what they are myself.

“I just know they’re definitely not planes or stars!”

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