Northern Lights over North England and Scotland

People in the UK have a new reason to head north this week: The Associated Press is reporting that Scotland and Northern England are getting some spectacular Northern Lights after the biggest solar storm in more than six years bombarded Earth with radiation. Experts estimate that the aurora borealis may be visible for a few more days.

The Northern Lights are sometimes seen from northern parts of Scotland but the unusual solar activity this week means the lights have also been visible from northeast England and Ireland.

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