An unwelcome visitor was spotted close to the beach at Playa de Cable. Observers estimated the shark to be about two meters in length.

Shark sightings are rare in the Costa Tropical, and it is even more unusual for them to swim close to the beach in shallow water. However, in recent weeks, there have been reports of shark sightings in unexpected locations around the world. Some experts theorize that this may be related to the unusually large and intense solar flares currently bombarding Earth. These flares have resulted in sightings of the Aurora Borealis in places where it is not normally seen, as well as interruptions in shortwave radio transmissions.

According to NASA, the flares originated from sunspot AR3664 on May 27. Solar flares ionize the top layer of our atmosphere, creating a denser environment for high-frequency shortwave radio signals, which are crucial for long-distance communication. When charged particles collide with atmospheric particles, electrons collide more frequently with radio waves, leading to signal degradation or complete loss.

Since sharks are known to use electroreceptors to navigate, it is plausible that the ongoing electrical disturbance caused by the solar storm is causing them to become disoriented and stray into unusual areas.

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