Blog note: And great earthquakes shall be in diverse places, and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven. (Luke 21:11). Jesus is giving a series of prophecies about what to look for as the age of grace comes to a close. This verse from Luke is one of many such prophecies from throughout the Bible. 2017 was the worst year in recorded history for the intensity, frequency, severity, duration and occurrence of a large number of severe natural disasters worldwide. Earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes, typhoons, cyclones, torrential flooding, unprecedented wildfires in unusual places, devastating droughts, excessive/scorching heat setting records everywhere, record snowfalls in Europe and Russia. Snow in the Arabia. This list can go on. Most studied eschatologists believe these ‘fearful sights’ and massive natural disasters are all part of the ‘CONVERGENCE’ of signs that this Biblical and prophetic age is closing. Most people who study prophecy are familiar with the routine reference(s) made that these things will be like a woman having labor pains that occur in greater severity, frequency, size and duration prior to giving birth. End of note.
6 months’ worth of rain in 3 hours, unprecedented rain floods Dubrovnik, Croatia
Posted by TW on October 03, 2018. Watchers.news.
A severe thunderstorm hit the city of Dubrovnik, southern Croatia overnight Tuesday, October 2, 2018, dropping 6 months’ worth of rain in just 3 hours. Numerous homes, businesses and roads were flooded.
According to DHMZ meteorologist Zoran Vakula, the storm dropped record-shattering 259.2 mm (10.2 inches) of rain between 05:00 and 08:00 CET (03:00 – 06:00 UTC). This is more rain in just three hours than Dubrovnik received in the past 6 months together (from March 26 to October 1).
The amount set city’s 24-hour rainfall record for any day of the year since reliable measurements began in 1961. The previous 24-hour rainfall record was 154.8 mm (6.09 inches) set on October 13, 2002.
In addition, yesterday’s 3-hour rain amount is more than total monthly rainfall measured in any month since September 2014.
The rain caused instant flooding, prompting authorities to warn drivers to take extra care. It flooded numerous homes, businesses and roads, caused multiple landslides and made the region’s freshwater temporarily undrinkable.