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Massive solar storm set to hit Earth

12/07/2021 05:19 PM | Click to read full article

Weeks after a powerful solar flare created a blackout over the Atlantic, a solar storm is headed towards Earth likely to hit the planet on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Dubbed as a geomagnetic storm, the high-speed stream of solar wind is expected to hit Earth's magnetic field as weather forecasters issue warnings. It could lead to auroras on the poles as it strikes with Earth's magnetic field.