The ground tomorrow will cover a powerful magnetic storm

Землю завтра накроет мощная магнитная буря

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Storms of class 1 is able to influence the energy system, spacecraft and ground systems.

The first magnetic storm of level G1 on a scale will cover the Earth next Tuesday, July 24. This was reported by the Laboratory x-ray astronomy of the Sun.

According to the scale of NOAA (national atmospheric administration, USA), a storm of class 1 is able to influence the energy system – weak fluctuations in power systems. They also have an impact on spacecraft is a small influence on the system of control of spacecraft, ground system, auroras visible at high latitudes (60 degrees), at the beginning of the migrations of animals.

According to experts, the largest magnetic storms 2018 were registered last spring, 18-19 March, 20 April and 5-6 may 2018. Then the index of geomagnetic activity reached a value of 6, which corresponds to a storm at level 2 the highest possible scale. All the other events this year, including the magnetic storm of June 18, refer to the minimum level 1.

According to the forecast of specialists of the Russian center of monitoring and forecasting of emergency situations, EMERCOM of Russia, some tens of magnetic storms is expected to Land in 2018.


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