Relax outside for a few hours and after 30 minutes of adjusting your eyes to the dark environment, you'll see hundreds of meteors.
"Tonight thousands of meteors will dance like champagne bubbles in the summer sky, pale sparks timid as snowflakes will shower the earth, and a heavenly fireworks display as wondrously holy as a human heartbeat will bloom in the hush of the vast cosmos". The tiny particles that are shed from the comet hit Earth's atmosphere and are vaporized, creating bright streaks across the sky.
The Perseids are one of the more active meteor showers on stargazers" calendars, producing an average of between 60 and 100 "shooting stars' an hour at their peak.
The Perseids are an annual meteor shower that peaks in early-to-late August.
Last year, astronomers said that the 2016 Perseids were going to be one of the best showings in years, due to Earth passing through a particularly dense part of Comet Swift-Tuttle's debris stream.
The Perseids are a collection of space dust and debris left in the path of Comet Swift-Tuttle. The moon will rise just before midnight local time.
The news may not be all bad, though. The comet orbits the sun once every 133 years or so, and the next time it reaches its closest distance from the star will occur in July 2126, the report added.
If skies are clear in your area, you can find the meteor shower "radiant" - the point in the night sky where the meteors appear to originate from - by looking in the north or northeastern sky, throughout the night.
It is noted that the most intensive it will be on the night of 12 on 13 August. The best thing to do is to go outside on the evenings before or after the peak on August 12, give your eyes about 45 minutes to adjust to the darkness, lie down, and look straight up into the sky.