Chance to see the Northern Lights TONIGHT

Credit: Ivor Miller

Anyone in the north might have a chance of seeing the Northern Lights tonight.

They are caused when charged particles from the sun hit the Earth's atmosphere.

There was a large explosion on the Sun on Sunday - sending magnetically charged particles our way.

The main trouble we will have is with cloud amounts. Clearer skies are expected in the west overnight - but even then you will need a lot of luck

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