Geomagnetic Disturbance Alert Update

Geomagnetic Disturbance Alert Update

1st March 2023

British Geological Survey


A geomagnetic storm led to stunning displays of the northern lights right across the UK on 26th and 27th February. Activity is now returning to background levels and no further significant enhancements are expected in the coming days.  

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