Massive Geomagnetic Solar Storm Likely To Hit Earth Today

confirmed on Tuesday that a halo coronal mass ejection (CME) was spotted racing towards the Earth.

NASA and NOAA

on Tuesday that the resultant geomagnetic storm will hit Earth on Thursday (April 14).

The two agencies said

It is a G2-class geomagnetic storm. On scale, G1 is a low-level storm & G5 is an extremely strong solar storm

Classification of  geomagnetic storm

The Geomagnetic storm that is expected to the Earth today is not that strong but it will surely have some consequences.

Should you stay at home?

the harmful ultraviolet, infrared and gamma radiation are all absorbed by the atmosphere and humans do not have any direct threat.

According to scientists,

also face disruptions, according to Space weather physicist Tamitha Skov

GPS users can