Ice boulder falls from the sky in London

  • 03 Mar - 09 Mar, 2018
  • Mag The Weekly
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A CCTV camera captured an incredulous footage of a large block of ice that fell from the sky, narrowly missing a street cleaner in London. The incident happened on a morning near Kews Garden station which is a busy flight path into Heathrow. The council worker named Serhiy Mysehkov, was cleaning the North Road, Kew when ice the size of a boulder smashed to pieces very close to him. "I was sweeping on the other side of the road, and then heard a loud boom,” said Mysehkov. “It all happened very quickly. I wasn't scared, but it could kill you. I feel lucky." Londoners have expressed great astonishment at the incident. To date, 30 ice falls have been reported to the UK’s aviation regular, annually. Ice falls are majorly caused by leaks from planes or formation of ice on planes at higher altitudes which eventually break off in warmer atmospheric condition, falling to the ground.