VERY FAST FARSIDE CME (UPDATED) - spaceweather.com: On July 23rd, a coronal mass ejection (CME) blasted away from the sun with rare speed: 3400 km/s or 7.6 million mph. CMEs moving this fast occur only once every ~5 to 10 years. The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory recorded the cloud's rapid departure from the sun:
The source of the CME was sunspot AR1520, which sparked many bright auroras earlier this month when it was on the Earthside of the sun. Now, however, the active region is transiting the sun's farside so this blast was not geoeffective. One can only imagine the geomagnetic storms such a fast CME could produce if it were heading our way.
Update: According to a forecast track prepared by analysts at the Goddard Space Weather Lab, this CME will miss all of the solar system's inner planets
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See below for latest Solar Climate Change news report for major "Typhoon"..
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Interesting to see the expected forecast for a Tropical Storm issued yesterday has turned into a Cat 3 Typhoon today!
I have included this story as it was OUTSIDE the Piers Corbyn "Red Warning" forecast and yet this Solar Activity seems to have "powered up" the storm to a Typhoon....see latest news report below...My take on this is that the solar wind FOLLOWS the "Solar Kick" of proton flux. The location of the Proton Flux is NOT from the same location, in fact as you can see from the above report from SpaceWeather.com, the solar wind will not even come close to Earth.
Typhoon turns to mainland after tilt at Hong Kong - nzherald.co.nz
The strongest typhoon to hit Hong Kong in 13 years swirled into southern China as a tropical storm last night, still potent enough for mainland authorities to order the evacuation of tens of thousands of people.
Vincente departed Hong Kong yesterday afternoon, after leaving more than 100 residents injured and paralysing business in one of the world's leading financial centres. By last night NZT, Hong Kong airport was operating near normal, and the Hong Kong Stock exchange had resumed trading.
On the mainland, Chinese state media said that even in its weakened condition Vincente could still dump 300mm of rain in Guangxi province, after it passes through Guangdong. They said that authorities had evacuated more than 42,000 people in Maoming city, and were preparing for possible "flash floods, mudslides, landslides and other disasters."
The Hong Kong Observatory issued its No. 10 hurricane signal for Vincente - the highest - for the first time since 1999. But wind speeds later dropped from 140 km/h to 60 km/h
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