18/03/2007 & March 2008 - Kovalam Beach India & York - Glowing USO & Blue Manta UFO Sightings
Updated: Aug 25, 2019
Birmingham UFO Group Case Report
Author: Dave Hodrien
Originally forwarded by Richard Hall
Release Date: 11/08/2011
Nick has had two fascinating experiences which could well be ET related. The first is a sighting of a glowing underwater object that he saw while on holiday in India. It is quite rare for BUFOG to be contacted regarding USO sightings, but as this incident shows, they do occur from time to time. A year later Nick had another sighting of a glowing UFO from his home in York. This report covers both incidents in depth.
For reasons of anonymity pseudonyms have been used
18/03/2007 – Glowing USO
Between February and March of 2007 Nick and his partner went on an extended holiday to South India. On the 18th March they were staying at the Bethsadia Hermitage in the state of Kerala, a few miles from Kovalam Beach. There were not many guests there due to the time of year.
Aerial map of Kovalam Beach:
At 4.15am that morning Nick got up early to watch the local fishermen head out to sea from the beach. It was a warm and still morning. The sun had not risen yet, and there appeared to be a localised electrical storm about 400 yards out to sea. However there was something strange about this storm, it looked like the lightning strikes were coming upward from the sea itself!
After a few minutes the fisherman suddenly began to get excited and started pointed at a dull yellow light which appeared to be coming from underwater around the area of this storm. It was moving parallel to the beach and looked like it was close to the surface. There was no wake or turbulence on the surface. From their vantage point both Nick and the fishermen could clearly see the object. The fishermen were chattering amongst themselves in Malayalam, Nick had no idea of what they were saying to each other.
After a short while the light suddenly vanished. The air was filled with static electricity which made the hairs on Nick’s arms and head stand up. The fishermen did not head out to sea so Nick returned to the hotel. When he got back he found out the electrical supply had been affected, and also the Kovalam lighthouse had briefly stopped working. Power cuts are common in India so Nick has no idea whether these incidents were linked with either the light or the storm.
When he told the hotel manager about the light he had seen, the manager informed him that lights are seen underwater in the area from time to time and that nobody has been able to find out what they are. Apparently when the lights are seen the fishermen are not able to catch any fish in the area, which is why they had not headed out to sea. Nick finds this interesting as fish are usually drawn to light not scared away by it. The fishermen believe the lights are supernatural in nature.
Later in the morning Nick went for a swim and he noticed that the water felt heavy and he seemed to be more buoyant than usual. He has no idea if this was related to the incident or not, but felt it was worth mentioning.
It is rare that BUFOG receives details of a USO sighting, but they do happen from time to time. Incidents such as this one support the theory that the ETs are using our seas as bases and are living alongside us out of sight.
It is interesting that the yellow light was seen at the same time as the electrical storm. This could be purely coincidence but the two are probably linked. Perhaps the bolts of lightning were actually coming up from the object rather than down from the clouds. However this could have been an optical illusion. If they really were coming from the sky, perhaps the USO was the cause of the storm in the first place and the lightning was attracted to the object. Could the USO have actually been an electrical build up of energy being discharged in the water? Although worth considering, this seems unlikely due to the fact that the light did not remain in the one area but actually started moving along underwater.