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Be prepared for 2012 solar storm, scientists warn

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, February 11 2010 | 10:53 am

PREMIUM Scientists have forecast a solar storm may occur sometime in 2012 and reportedly its impact can include power outages and mobile phone malfunction.   

Clara Y Yatini, of the National of Aeronautics and Space’s (LAPAN) Solar and Space Division, said activity on the sun’s surface might increase in 2012, causing magnetic storms to hurl energy particles toward earth.