Charged particles from solar flare

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A blast of charged particles from a massive solar flare on Thursday has finally reached Earth.

And this has been the result in the northern United States and southern Canada: a spectacular Aurora Borealis.

This footage was taken above Saint Cloud in Minnesota.

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