A high-speed solar storm is expected to hit the world on Monday, according to an Indian-language English daily.

The storm is approaching the Earth at a speed of 1.6 million kilometers per hour (994,194 miles per hour), the Hindustan Times reported, citing the website

“It originated from the Sun’s atmosphere and can have a significant impact on a region of space dominated by Earth’s magnetic field,” the daily added.

As a result of the solar storms, the newspaper reported that the Earth’s external atmosphere could heat up, having a direct impact on satellites.

“This can cause interference with GPS navigation, mobile phone signals and satellite TV,” the newspaper added.

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