Solar based tempest heading towards Earth liable to hit today, can affect GPS and mobile sign


A high-speed solar storm that’s approaching the world at a speed of 1.6 million kilometres per hour, consistent with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa), is predicted to hit our planet’s magnetic flux later today, affecting electricity supply and communication infrastructure around the world.

The flare, flowing from an equatorial hole within the sun’s atmosphere that was first detected on July 3, can travel at a maximum speed of 500 km/second, consistent with Although full-fledged geomagnetic (magnetic field related to Earth) storms are unlikely, lesser geomagnetic unrest could spark high-latitude auroras.

The satellites within the Earth’s upper atmosphere also are expected to urge impacted by the incoming flares. this may directly impact GPS navigation, mobile signal and satellite television. Power grids also can be hit by solar flares.

According to the newest prediction of the Space Weather Prediction Centre of, the storm also can cause a blackout of high-frequency radio communication for nearly an hour during a vast area. The Centre has marked the solar flares at X1 level, ‘X’ denoting the classification and therefore the numerical suffix denoting the strength of the flare.

Solar flares are massive explosions on the surface of the sun that release energy, light and high-speed particles into space. consistent with Nasa, the most important flares are referred to as “X-class flares” supported by an arrangement that categorises solar flares as per their strength. the littlest ones fall into A-class, followed by B, C, M and X. The flare that’s likely to hit Earth’s magnetic flux today is an X-class flare.

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