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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea01036

Melted Transformer. If geomagnetic storms seem not very noticeable, they certainly get the attention of the power industry. Here a $10 M transformer was overloaded and melted with induced currents caused by solar activity.

Image ID: wea01036, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection


Category: Weather Wonders/Space Weather/

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