The storm, which could block GPS, mobile phone and digital TV signals, is expected to hit the Earth on Friday, March 15th. It is the result of a "canyon-shaped" hole in the upper atmosphere of the Sun. The long and narrow crack of the Sun's atmosphere – known as the coronal hole – unleashes a dam of cosmic rays and, unfortunately, for the Earth, it stands in the way. The experts in space weather predictions have predicted that the solar storm will reach us on March 15th.
"A hole in the canyon-shaped sun's atmosphere faces the Earth and projects a solar wind current in our direction.
"Minor G1 geomagnetic storms are possible when gaseous materials arrive on March 15th.
"Observers of the Arctic sky, warm up your cameras."
Although this solar storm is not dangerous, the consequences could be much more serious than the appearance of northern or northern lights.
Most of the time, the Earth's magnetic field protects humans from the dam of radiation, but solar storms can affect satellite technologies.
Solar winds can heat the Earth's outer atmosphere, which makes it expand.
This can affect satellites in orbit, potentially resulting in a lack of GPS navigation, mobile phone signal and satellite TV such as Sky.
In addition, an influx of particles can cause high currents in the magnetosphere, which can result in higher than normal electrical voltage, resulting in transformer blowouts and power plants as well as a loss of power.
High amounts of radiation also make people vulnerable to cancer.
The Met Office warned that we would face a monumental solar storm in the future, which could destroy British technology and cost the UK nearly £ 16 billion in damage.
The country could be hit by a power outage because it's not sufficiently prepared for strong solar storms, the Met Office told ministers.
The weather forecaster believes that the UK does not have sufficient infrastructure to prepare for such an event.
A Met Office researcher said: "We're seeing that for a 100-year event with no weather forecast capability, the gross domestic product loss for the UK could be as high as £ 15.9 billion.
"With existing satellites reaching the end of their lives, forecasting capacity will decline in the coming years. Therefore, in the absence of additional investment, critical infrastructure will become more vulnerable to space weather. "