Policy paper

Space weather preparedness strategy

Sets out the nature of the risk to the UK from severe space weather, our progress to prepare for the risk and our priorities for future work.


Space weather preparedness strategy


This document sets out the UK-wide strategy for preparing for, and responding to, the demands of a severe space weather event. It covers the areas which might be affected by the risk, including:

  • electrical power
  • transport
  • satellite navigation and timing
  • telecommunications
  • government (both at central and local levels)

It also covers how to co-ordinate planning across sectors.

Published 28 July 2015