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The strongest storm in four years is expected to interfere with satellites and electrical networks, with astronomers in southern China already reporting disturbances to radio communications.
"Life increasingly depends on technologies that didn't exist when the magnetic recordings began," Alan Thomson, BGS head of geomagnetism said.
"Studying the records will tell us what we have to plan and prepare for to make sure systems can resist solar storms...
Originally posted by XXXN3O
reply to post by ckitch
Well not sure if this is related but the power has been flickering on and off now where I am for the last 30 mins (Central Scotland)?
Completely foggy though so im not seeing anything tonight if theres going to be a display.