Watch out for the Northern Lights over Sussex this evening

The beauty of the Northern Lights. Photo: Arctic Guide Service.

The beauty of the Northern Lights. Photo: Arctic Guide Service.

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A large solar storm could mean that the Northern Lights are visible over the south coast of England this evening (Wednesday, June 24).

The Met Office blog said, “Large geomagnetic storms can result in disruption to power grids, which is why it is important that these storms are monitored and warned for, although fortunately the UK grid is more resilient to space weather than the grids in many other countries.

“There are no impacts on human health as a result of these solar storms, in fact they can have some very welcome effects in the form of increased aurora, both in effect and extent.”

“To see the northern lights, wait until at least half an hour after sunset, go outside away from artificial lights, let your eyes accustom to the dark and look towards the north.”

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