You Might Be Able To Catch A Glimpse Of The Northern Lights Above Manchester Tonight

Keep an eye on the sky


Stargazers of Manchester may be in for a treat tonight as they may just be able to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights above the city. 

Weather experts are predicting a minor geomagnetic storm which means residents of Scotland, the north of England and Northern Ireland may be in with a chance of seeing the phenomenon. 

The storm has a kp number of 5 meaning the Northern Lights can be seen in more southerly areas than usual, with the following cities among them:


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James Fenton

Resident football writer, covering City, United and the rest of what the beautiful game brings to our city. I also moonlight in news, current affairs and emmm... burger reviews.