Galactic Earth truth Report 07-10-12 Wipe the old's getting stronger.
One of the largest Sunspots of the current cycle is rotating into position for Earth directed Solar Flares. Sunspot 1520 has a Beta-Gamma-Delta magnetic configuration and may produce an X-Class flare. M1.1flare at 05:10 UTC was followed up with a M2.0 flare at 06:27 UTC this morning.
Tropical storm Daniel strengthened and became the third hurricane over the weekend, and now Tropical Storm Emilia strengthened into the fourth hurricane of the season. Tropical storm Emilia formed on July 7 as tropical depression 5E and became a tropical storm on July 8. On July 9, Emilia is trailing Daniel by 645 miles in the eastern Pacific, as both storms continue to move away from land. Emilia is dropping rain at a greater rate than Daniel according to satellite data.
Unseasonable heat plagued portions of Taiwan on Tuesday. Taipei, the capital of the island nation, recorded a high temperature of 37.8 C (100F). The unusual high fell just short of the Taiwan’s all-time record of 38.8 C (102 F) set on Aug. 9, 2003, according to the Central Weather Bureau.