Severe solar storm may disrupt power, satellites

March 17, 2015 9:51 PM

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Severe solar storm may disrupt power, satellites

Miami (AFP) - A pair of solar eruptions over the weekend have unleashed a severe geomagnetic storm that could disrupt power and communications on Earth, US officials said Tuesday.

The storm ranks as a G4 on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scale of one to five, with five being the worst.

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