How do solar flares affect the Earth?

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Solar flares affect the Earth in a variety of relatively small ways. They can cause a disruption of the Earths' ionosphere. This, in turn, causes a disruption of some radio communications. You can find more information here: http://hesperia.gsfc.nasa.gov/sftheory/spaceweather.htm
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Solar storms can affect power grids, inhibit satellite navigation and disrupt plane routes. In extreme cases solar storms can cause radiation poisoning.
Solar storms also produce stronger aurorae, i.e. the northern and southern lights. More >>
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