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  • Tuesday, January 24, 2012

    Strongest Solar Radiation Storm Since October 2003 Underway

    A large geomagnetic storm (a type of solar storm) — the largest such storm since October 2003 — is currently underway. The storm remains at S3 (strong) levels but has dropped below its peak and will continue to slowly decrease throughout the day. Impacts so far include some airlines avoiding polar routes and reports of flights at high latitudes flying at lower than usual altitudes.
    Via NOAA Space Weather - Read the full Article