Solar Storm forms part of the "Perfect Disaster" Series made by Impossible Pictures for Discovery US. The film explores the science and emergency management behind what would happen if a massive solar storm were to hit New York and the rest of the world. The film cuts between drama and documentary and uses Visual Effects to portray this 'what if' scenario.
Did You Know?
The solar storm takes place in November and the events are centered around New York City, and at the beginning, when the satellite falls into Central Park and the police are roping off the area, we are told it's 5:30am. Yet the sun is already up. In November, the sun wouldn't rise in New York City until well after 7am. See more