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This bright and slow meteor event was recorded over Spain on 2018 December 2, at 4:46 local time (3:46 universal time). It was produced by a fragment from an asteroid that hit the atmosphere at about 50.000 km/h. The fireball began at an altitude of around 81 km, and ended at a height of about 36 km. It was recorded by the meteor observing stations operating in the framework of the SMART Project from the astronomical observatories of Sevilla, La Hita (Toledo), and La Sagra (Granada).
A rare "yellow" snowfall covered Urumqi City of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on December 1. The phenomenon happens when strong winds take dust particles into the precipitation cloud and then fall down with snow.
Sinkholes have closed North Howard and West Lexington streets in downtown Baltimore Sunday. People who drive might need to find alternate routes Monday morning. North Howard Street is closed between Fayette and Saratoga streets, and West Lexington Street is closed between Eutaw Street and Park Avenue.