BBC: Fears of grid disruption as huge solar storm hits Earth today

publicerad 8 mars 2012
- av NewsVoice

A strong solar storm is expected to hit Earth shortly, and experts warn it could disrupt power grids, satellite navigation and plane routes.

The storm – the largest in five years – will unleash a torrent of charged particles between 06:00 GMT and 10:00 GMT, US weather specialists say.

[Greenwich Mean Time, Greenwich Mean Solar Time, GMT, avser ursprungligen medelsoltiden vid observatoriet i Greenwich i England.]

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