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.
Extreme rainfall, unprecedented flash floods wreak havoc, leave 7 dead in northern Iran
Posted by TW on October 07, 2018. Watchers.news.
At least 7 people have been killed after extremely heavy rain caused ‘unprecedented’ flash floods and landslides in Iranian provinces of Gilan, Mazandaran and Golestan over the past few days. Authorities said northern provinces experienced worst rains in at least 20 years.
Officials said an average of 300 mm (11.8 inches) fell on Mazandaran in just 24 hours, causing floods in which hundreds of people were trapped and at least 7 killed. Average rainfall for the month of October in Sari, Mazandaran is less than 80 mm (3.1 inches). The annual average is 690 mm (27.1 inches).
Over 300 houses were flooded, numerous roads, bridges and other infrastructure destroyed and power lines, natural gas and water pipes affected. Many cars were stuck in floodwaters, prompting numerous water rescues. About 11 000 people in Talesh and Forman governorates have no access to clean water. Rescue and Relief Organization said rescue operators have been dispatched to the flood-hit areas to help people pump flood out of their houses.
Categories: Extreme Flooding