A fierce solar storm is moving towards the Earth at a speed of 1.6 million kilometers per hour. It is feared that this storm may hit the Earth either on Sunday or Monday, due to which there may be a power failure around the world.


According to the website SpaceWeather.com, the storm has originated from the Sun's atmosphere. A hole has opened up in the Sun's atmosphere and is spewing a stream of solar wind in Earth's direction.


Direct effect on radio signals, With all the chaos happening in the world, we will have to face a solar storm as well this weekend. As per the experts, a geomagnetic storm is expected to hit the Earth's atmosphere this weekend and weather forecasters have been asked to issue warnings. 


According to a report, this storm is a result of solar winds travelling at a speed of a million miles an hour and is expected to hit the Earth between Sunday and Monday. There is a hole that has opened up in the atmosphere of the Sun creating a stream of charged particles and high-speed solar winds. The storm is moving towards the direction of the earth and is expected to batter parts of the planet on July 12


Experts fear that the strong winds may trigger a geomagnetic storm in Earth's magnetosphere which includes the upper reaches of Earth in space and this may cause the emergence of visually pleasing auroras in north and south latitudinous regions.


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