Britain was battered by gales of up to 165mph yesterday, leaving a trail of destruction across the country.Oops, not a reliable form of power generation, eh?
In one spectacular incident a 300ft wind turbine exploded in flames as it was buffeted by the high winds.
Another wind turbine was completely blown down on Wednesday, raising questions about whether wind farms were simply unable to cope with the weather.
Tim Blair rightly mocks.
::checks watch:: It's time for a cocktail. In a Hurricane Glass:
WINDY MILLER-- Nora
2 Parts ABSOLUT CITRON
1 Part Absinthe
2 Parts Mandarines Liqueur
1 Slice Mandarin
Fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add absinthe, ABSOLUT Citron and mandarines liqueur. Shake and strain into a chilled highball glass filled with ice cubes. Topup with lemon-lime soda. Garnish with mandarin.