Russians warned of magnetic storms

(ORDO NEWS) — At the end of October, a magnetic storm will begin, warned specialists from the Laboratory of X-ray Astronomy of the Sun at the Physics Institute of the Academy of Sciences (FIAN).

From October 21 to October 24, it will be weak, October 25 – medium, for the next three days the magnetosphere will remain excited, after which its state will return to normal.

There are five levels in the classification of magnetic storms. It is believed that a weak storm can provoke minor interruptions in the operation of power systems and affect the migration paths of birds and animals.

Stronger storms cause disruption to shortwave communications and navigation systems, as well as power outages in industrial networks.


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