Solar storm could create problems for earth

December 29, 2011 7:08:15 PM PST
A massive solar storm could create problems here on earth this week. A solar plasma eruption hit on Monday sending particles towards earth. The impact will likely spawn geo-magnetic storms, which could disrupt GPS signals, radio communications and power grids through the weekend.

The sun has been very active this year. According to, a solar flare in August was the strongest seen in four years.