Loud Explosion noise heard in North London and Herts

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  1. CaveManHornet

    CaveManHornet Reservist

    Was abruptly woken up by a very loud bang / explosion noise at roughly 4am.

    Apart from my dog, I was the only one to hear the noise in my household so went back to bed thinking I was losing the plot. That or the few glasses of wine I had the night before were playing with my mind.

    Turns out I wasn’t actually losing it, and a large number of people on Twitter were questioning this weird morning tremble and it seems to be the result of a sonic boom from a fighter Jet responding to an unknown aircraft.

    What’s even more weird is some people could hear it as far as Essex, Cambridge and in some reports Wales, yet my family didn’t hear the damn thing, even though it felt as if a nuclear bomb had hit nearby.

    Anyone else in Watford hear it?
  2. davisp2

    davisp2 Reservist

    I heard it and I live in Dunstable.
  3. SkylaRose

    SkylaRose Reservist

    Yeah I did. I thought it was a car bomb or something that bad going off. Pretty scary, this soon after the London Bridge incident would
    of been awful it if was something else. Went into the garden to check if anything had moved/broken only to find the cat wanting to come
  4. Hornpete

    Hornpete Squad Player

    Troy dropped his breakfast sandwich.
  5. hornetgags

    hornetgags McMuff's lovechild

    Didn't hear a thing...mind you a cannon could fired from my bedroom and I'd sleep through it.

    Same thing happened when the petrol depot (or whatever it was) exploded in Hemel, my girlfriend heard it in Northolt but I didn't.
  6. Carpster

    Carpster Reservist

    Simply hilarious. Not.
  7. hornetgags

    hornetgags McMuff's lovechild

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  8. SkylaRose

    SkylaRose Reservist

    Sonic Boom? I didn't know Guile from Street Fighter was real. :p
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  9. I didn't hear it.
  10. wfcmoog

    wfcmoog Tinpot

  11. wfcmoog

    wfcmoog Tinpot

    I thought it was a yoga fire boom.
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  12. cyaninternetdog

    cyaninternetdog Forum Hippie

    UFO's over London again, nothing to worry about, not for us anyway.
  13. hornetgags

    hornetgags McMuff's lovechild

  14. folkestone orn

    folkestone orn Reservist

    True. We all know he has several breakfast sandwiches.
  15. folkestone orn

    folkestone orn Reservist

    Borat is definitely his best character.

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