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.
At least 10 killed after massive flash floods hit Mallorca, 5 months’ worth of rain in 2 hours, Spain
Posted by TW on October 10, 2018. Watchers.news.
More than 230 mm (9 inches) of rain fell on Mallorca, Spain’s Balearic Islands on October 9, 2018, causing one of the worst flash floods the island has seen in 25 years. At least 9 people have been killed and 6 others are still missing. The worst affected was the island’s northeastern part. Local media described the floods as biblical.
Average rainfall for the entire month of October in Mallorca is just 44.3 mm (1.7 inches). The annual rainfall varies across the island, from 350 mm (13.7 inches) in the south to 1 500 mm (59 inches) in the high areas on the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range. However, most of the island receives between 450 mm and 650 mm (17 – 25 inches) of precipitation over the year.
The probability of 233 mm (9.17 inches) of rain falling in Colònia de Sant Pere [close to Sant Lorenç] in Mallorca, which was recorded on October 9, is one in a thousand years, Spain’s AEMET national weather service said in a preliminary report.
According to El Pais, heavy rainfall flooded the Ses Planes brook, which is typically dry, and sent raging floodwaters through the historical center, dragging cars, flooding houses, destroying infrastructure and leaving hundreds stranded.
At least 10 people have been killed, 6 are missing, 3 were injured and another 200 forced to flee their homes.