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'Northern lights' to be seen in UK

Scientists say that people in northern parts of the globe may see unusual northern lights as a result of a number of solar storms that flared up on Sunday and are shooting tons of plasma directly at the Earth.

Dr Marek Kukula of the Royal Greenwich Observatory explains the phenomenon.

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