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Searching for the Northern Lights in the UK

21 March 2014 Last updated at 09:49 GMT

BBC Weather's Carol Kirkwood looks at what causes the Northern Lights and tries to see them in the UK.

Find out how you can see the Northern Lights with Carol Kirkwood's interactive guide

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