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Sunday, 04 December 2016 - 13:12
100 meteorites to hit Earth in 9 days
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NASA says that Earth will witness a bright meteorite shower on the 13th of December onwards. 

They added that nearly 100 meteorites will hit the Earths hemisphere. 

The meteorite shower has been named as Geminid, named after the Zodiac sign, Gemini. 

Astronomers note that this meteorite shower will only be second to the Persid meteorite shower which occurred in August. 

Astrophysicist Keerthi Wickramarathne, expressed these views regarding the expected meteorite shower. 

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