Video: Biggest Solar Storm in five years May Disrupt Power Grids on 7 March

Video: Biggest Solar Storm in five years May Disrupt Power Grids on 7 March

Washington : DC : USA | Mar 07, 2012 at 6:55 PM PST
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Biggest Solar Storm in five years May Disrupt Power Grids on 7 March

The Sun has erupted once more ,launching 13 flares that affect radio broadcasts in Australia, China and India in the last 48 hours.

A solar flare occurred on Tuesday night (March 6) causing the largest solar storm in the last five years, that when they reach the Earth can cause most likely fail radio stations , damage satellites, the system location of the aircrafts,power Grids and so on. The aircraft will have to avoid or cancel flights plane very close to the poles, where the effects will be more dangerous.

One of the flares is the second largest general guidance level ever recorded on Earth at all so far this solar cycle with a scale of X5.4

"Space weather has become very interesting in the last 24 hours," said Joseph Kunches, a scientist at the Space Weather Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of the United States he added 'The solar storm is probably "one of the most powerful since December 2006," ,report AFP.

A spokesman for NASA told AFP that the agency took no special measures because it considers that the crew of the ISS is not in danger

"The current increase in the number of X-class flares is normal with respect to business cycles of the Sun of eleven years, which for this period is expected to peak in 2013," NASA explained.said NASA the US space agency .

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Biggest Solar Storm in five years May Disrupt Power Grids on 7 March
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