WATCH: Suspected meteor lights up night sky

A suspected meteor lit up the skies over north east Scotland on Monday night.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 01 March, 2016, 13:10

And the moment was captured with this amazing footage, filmed by a driver on his dashboard camera.

It shows a bright light falling from the sky before seemingly exploding and lighting up the skies for a few seconds.

Police were inundated with calls with people reporting seeing a blue, white or green light, and some saying they also heard a rumbling sound.

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There is speculation it could have been a meteor or may have been a sonic boom.

And the Met Office ruled out a “weather-related” phenomenon as there were no thunderstorms recorded on Monday night.

See some more clips of the strange phenomenonHEREat

A still from the video of an apparent meteor.