Ever wonder how delicate our electrical grid might be? Take a look at the recent power outages in India which left 680 million people without power. That’s right – 680 million people. That is twice the entire population of the United States.
As of this writing the exact cause is unknown and most of the power is back on. From what I have read some type of overload caused a cascading effect across several grids due to the complexity of these modern power systems.
Regardless – that is a lot of people without power. Many business’s without any methods to carry on commerce. A lot of banks with no way to provide funds to customers. A lot of people who will not be getting paychecks or income of any kind.
Those not prepared……..they’re screwed.
So folks – those of you who stock up on extra food, batteries, flashlights, candles……..and a few grenade launchers just for fun – here is some justification to keep in mind.