The mysterious pink glow that caused concern in an Australian city

  • tiffany turnbull
  • BBC News, Sydney

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The locals of the city of Mildura were confused by a pink glow in the sky.

When a rosy glow lit up the afternoon sky over the Australian town of Mildura, in northern Victoria, Tammy Szumowski wondered if the apocalypse had arrived.

“She was just acting like a calm, relaxed mother, telling the kids: ‘There’s nothing to worry about,'” she told the BBC.

“But in my head I thought, what the hell is that?”

Like other stunned locals, Szumowski’s mind initially ran to the strangest thing: An alien invasion? An asteroid?