An eruption on the Sun has sent a solar storm Earth's way, which is expected to moderately disrupt Internet, cellphones and DStv this weekend.
SA's space agency expects major disruptions in communications as a solar flare heads our way.
The spots are not expected to flare and so will not cause issues with telecommunications.
Yesterday's astrophysical phenomenon sparked debate and absurdity on social networks.
One of the biggest solar flares ever recorded is blasting towards Earth, but despite fears of widespread satellite interference, local telecoms providers do not expect serious disruptions.