16 August 2008
Amusing story at the Spoof:
Perseid Meteor Shower Triggers Mountain Landslide
The Perseid Meteor shower was so intense on the night of August 11th that it triggered a landslide along Interstate 74 in North Carolina.
Meteorites fell on a top of a mountain that overlooks the four lane interstate highway between Murphy and Andrews in western North Carolina. Rocks and boulders rained down on the road and authorities stated that traffic has been re-routed through the small town of Marble. The detour takes drivers along a scenic two lane road that runs parallel to I-74.
Full article here – not bad!