Northern Lights set to visible for some Brits later today

The Northern lights might be visible in the UK this weekend

As a result, the northern lights will be supercharged and cause it to go deeper.

There are also apps out there like My Aurora Forecast and Northern Lights Aurora Alerts. The reason we might be able to see it is because of a Geomagnetic storm that will be in effect on March 23rd.

The best views are likely to be in the Scottish Highlands, or in the east in Dundee and Aberdeen where the sky is forecast to be fairly clear.

The stunning natural light show may be visible as far south as NY and Chicago on Saturday night thanks to an incoming geomagnetic storm, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Space Weather Prediction Center said.

The lights of the aurora borealis are caused when electrically-charged particles from the sun slam into oxygen and nitrogen atoms in the Earth's atmosphere.

Scotland is where the Aurora is most likely to be seen, since it is further north.

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Some of us Earthlings may see dancing, green lights in the sky on Saturday night.

A solar flare that erupted on March 20 is set to slam into Earth on Friday night, prompting the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to issue a G2 watch, or moderate geostorm watch.

"Whether or not you will see the Northern Lights depends on where you are and what the weather is like".

It often takes a few days for powerful flares from the sun, known as Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs), to hit Earth and stoke a space storm.

This is a look at forecast weather conditions at 1 a.m. Sunday from a computer model.

He said that people as far as the south of Ireland may get a chance to see the lights later tonight.

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