Magnetic Storm, May 14, 1878


REFERRING to a letter from the Rev. S. J. Perry in NATURE, vol. xviii. p. 617, reporting the magnetic disturbances observed at Stonyhurst, Melbourne, and Shanghai, on May 14, it may interest your readers to learn that earth-current disturbances were also noted on the Persian Gulf cables from 4 P.M. (Kurrachee time) on the 15th up to 5 A.M. on the following day.

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