Solar Flares Has Shut Down All Mass Forms Of Telephone Communications

This morning, I lost all electronic communications on my cell phone except for the incoming signal to my phone of the current time. Earlier in the day, the landlines worked. Now during the late afternoon, the landlines aren’t working. The maximum of the solar flares are expected to reach Earth this Thursday, but I am not sure how far the solar flares will affect mass electronical items, perhaps even the electronical grid, but I am not sure.