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Martin visits new weather centre which monitors space

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A new forecast centre to predict space weather has opened in Exeter.

The Met Office Space Weather Operations Centre is designed to protect the UK from severe problems caused by space weather.

Solar storms can have a big impact here on Earth by disturbing satellites, power grids and radio signals.

Martin went along to the centre to see how it works.

See more about the space weather centre.