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Mystery surrounds light under the River Thames

August 19, 2021 | Comment icon 23 comments

What could be producing this light ? Image Credit: Facebook / Juliana Asayevich
A Canary Wharf resident was left baffled after she captured footage of a flashing light under the water.
Something unusual may be lurking beneath the waters of London's iconic river - that is, at least, according to footage recently posted up on the Canary Wharf and Isle of Dogs Facebook group.

The clip was posted up on August 15th by Juliana Asayevich who had been out and about when she noticed the peculiar flashing light shining beneath the water's surface.

Clearly visible in the darkness, the light blinks on and off at a rapid pace.
So what is it ?

Some speculated that there could be a submarine parked beneath the water, while others suggested that it could be some sort of beacon designed to warn ships about a hidden hazard.

Others also suggested that it could be something that someone had dumped in the water.

"It's probably the location of the plug," one person joked. "All you have to do is pull it out."

You can check out the footage for yourself below - what do you think the light is ?

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Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #14 Posted by jethrofloyd 9 months ago
It's just the Hal rising under water.
Comment icon #15 Posted by Stiff 9 months ago
Where's papa-g? It's bigfoots portal !
Comment icon #16 Posted by MissJatti 9 months ago
Forensic Investigator prehaps
Comment icon #17 Posted by Cookie Monster 9 months ago
So the journalist stuck for a story threw in a flashing flash light?
Comment icon #18 Posted by ChrLzs 9 months ago
Not that I think this is worth spending much time trying to analyse, but: 1. No, it's doesn't act like a reflection - note all the little ripples around it - it should be distorted. 2. Hmmmmm. It looks very, very similar to the lights way across the other side of the river, in terms of color, brightness, size, shape and even the fuzziness of it's edges..... Just sayin'.. apartfrom being to explain it with a simpledevice, it also would be very easy to fake. Surely by now many folks have visited that spot and more footage is around....? (yawn) I can't be bothered looking it up...
Comment icon #19 Posted by Audio Imagez 9 months ago
It's most likely a waterproof flashlight or lantern with a strobe/hazard flashing light on.
Comment icon #20 Posted by look behind you 9 months ago
Exactly! Lol
Comment icon #21 Posted by NCC1701 9 months ago
Mabe it is a light used to mark fishing nets, like one of these.LED fishing light for fishing net to signal | Global Sources
Comment icon #22 Posted by Gleen 9 months ago
The fact that it was a flashing light in a tidal area indicates that it was Morse Cod.
Comment icon #23 Posted by mesuma 9 months ago
Easy. A guy has an argument with his bird, guy throws phone in Thames, bird phones back.

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