With A Large Sunspot Most
Likely to face Earthwards soon, solar physicists have warned that the Sun may continue to send strong flares during the upcoming days.
These Flares Have
The potential to hit telecommunication and satellite-based services over India.
On Wednesday An Intense
Solar flare (X2 class) hit Earth and affected India and large parts of Southeast Asia.
Solar Flares Are Massive
Bursts of electromagnetic radiation emerging from the Sun’s surface.
They Are Usually Associated
With the Sun’s active regions, like sunspots (the darker areas on the solar surface). Flares can last from a few minutes to some hours.
According To Physicists At CESSI
There have been two X class and 13 M class (second highest intensity in Watts / m2) solar flares reported since April 15.