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A Strong Solar Storm Could Be Heading Our Way. Here’s What We Know

Earth is about to be lashed by solar storms, according to reports from several space weather agencies around the world. Thanks to the double whammy of a high solar wind speed and several coronal mass ejections, we could be seeing a strong storm, as well as several moderate and mild ones, in the days ahead. […]

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‘Get ready!’ Solar storm ‘active NOW’ as direct Earth hit imminent – locations pinpointed

Sweden: Powerful auroras spotted over Abisko National Park Space weather expert Dr Tamitha Skov tweeted: “Right on Cue: Aurora brightens as the first of the expected solar storms turns on the intensity. “Substorms are active now and shows should be visible where clear and dark skies prevail. “Norway, Sweden, UK, Northern Europe — get ready.” […]

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Travel

Woman ‘attempts to storm Jet2 cockpit’ and asks if children are ‘ready to die’

Phillip O’Brien got the passenger in a hold and helped crew members secure them in a chair on the Jet2 flight from Cyprus to Manchester. The woman had allegedly brought explosives on board the plane and asked the children she was travelling with if they were “ready to die”. She had allegedly shouted “Allahu Akbar” […]

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Science

Space weather: NASA warns of ‘machine-gun’ solar storm set to batter Earth for days

NASA experts have warned that a cluster of five solar storms will reach the Earth beginning tomorrow August 18th. A solar storm occurs when the Sun ejects powerful bursts of energy in the form of solar flares and coronal mass ejections. Consisting of a stream of electrical charges and magnetic fields, these storms can barrel […]

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Solar storm horror: Earth facing ‘cannibal’ Sun eruptions and ‘radiation storm’ risk

Space weather experts have warned a cannibal coronal mass ejection (CME) could be heading towards the Earth. One of the most powerful forms of a solar storm, a CME occurs when the Sun belches out a cloud of charged particles and electromagnetic fluctuations. When a number of the solar eruptions are released in a short […]

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UK

UK storm horror: Tents sent flying 100m into air at festival by ‘savage mini tornado’

The Cornish music festival saw tents flying 100 meters into the air as campers blamed the dry, hard ground for their tent pegs not being effective enough. Videos were shared on social media of the mini tornado picking up the tents and leaving them and people’s belongings flying around the festival site. One tent was […]

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Entertainment

‘Darlings’ Takes India By Storm; Alia Bhatt Domestic Violence Dark Comedy Has Netflix’s Highest Global Opening For Non-English Indian Film

A dark comedy dealing in the disturbing subject matter of domestic violence is taking audiences by storm in India and beyond. Darlings, which began streaming on Netflix globally a week ago, has had the highest global opening for a non-English Indian film, with audiences spending more than 10million hours watching it in its opening weekend, […]

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US

Shocking video shows moment Virginia man is struck by lightning

NOTTOWAY COUNTY, Va. — A Nottoway County man is still recovering after a lightning strike landed him in the hospital. 52-year-old Bobby Pridemore was moving cows in a pasture about 100 yards behind his home along Bible Road in Crewe Friday evening when lightning struck a metal gate and sent a charge down the barbed […]

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Showbiz

Emmerdale theory: Amelia Spencer dies after traumatic birth in storm wreckage

Perhaps she will be trapped under debris from the storm and forced to give birth to her baby as she waits to be rescued.  Jane added: “It’s a storm so it would be crazy if nobody was injured. It’s not a storm in a teacup, it’s a storm in our village.”  Will Amelia get seriously […]

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Branson, Mo. neighborhoods cleaning up debris, damaged trees after Monday’s storms

BRANSON, Mo. (KY3) -Clean-up efforts are underway in Branson neighborhoods after Monday’s strong winds and heavy rain damaged trees and left debris scattered. When they woke up Tuesday morning, Branson residents said the storm scattered limbs across the subdivision, and trees were blocking the roadway in some areas. Lakewood estate maintenance crews say it will […]