Solar Storm to Hit Earth This Week Thanks to ‘Hole’ in the Sun

A solar storm will hit Earth this week, thanks to a coronal hole in the surface of the sun – although it’s not worth heading to the doomsday bunkers quite yet.

Instead, people in northern latitudes might be able to see northern lights or aurora, as particles from the sun hit the Earth.

It won’t, however, ‘cause chaos’ as various tabloid news outlets have been claiming.

America’s Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) issued a G1 warning for a minor geomagnetic storm on April 10 and 11.

The SWPC said, ‘A G1 (Minor) geomagnetic storm watch has been issued for 10 and 11 April 2018 due to the arrival of a negative polarity coronal hole high speed stream.’

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SOURCE: Yahoo UK, Rob Waugh