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Mystery Hum Baffles Strangford Lough Residents

13th November 2019
Strangford Lough in Co Down Strangford Lough in Co Down Photo: Tony Hisgett/Wikimedia

Residents around Strangford Lough were baffled at the weekend of a mysterious ‘humming’ sound heard around its waters, as the Belfast Telegraph reports.

The droning noise can be faintly detected in a video posted by Ian McConnell on Twitter, who said the sound lasted for “hours” into the small hours of Saturday 9 November.

Another Twitter user conducted a spectrum analysis of the sound, revealing its peak frequencies.

But speculation as to the origins of the noise remains rife, with suggestions ranging from the newly introduced 5G mobile network to a car horn and even ‘the sound of Brexit’.

The Belfast Telegraph has more on the story HERE.

MacDara Conroy

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MacDara Conroy is a contributor covering all things on the water, from boating and wildlife to science and business

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