Friday, January 25th 2013, 12:54 PM EST
The last time I noticed a Tropical Storm "power up" was 10th January and it is of no surprise we have one now after the TWO Erupting Filaments of Solar Magnetism on Wednesday. The only surprise for me was that it's nealy taken two days for any solar effect to take place on Earth. This could explain why Piers put this period down as a R2.
Using the above TropicalStormRisk.com chart as an indicator of solar activity this would indicate that storms may be enhanced...so UK look out....more to follow.
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