NASA warns solar flares from 'huge space storm' will cause devastation.
The Telegraph (UK)
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We've all now seen what happens when a single oil rig goes badly wrong, has anyone thought about the potential consequences of a solar flare wiping out the electronics of every single oil rig in the world, and most other electronics as well?
"The best laid plans of mice and men gang aft agley" - Robert Burns.
Here is an audio file of the flare from June 12, 2010. The "whoosh" is the solar flare.