Record Cold and Snow

One of the strongest hailstorms on record hits Athens, Greece

Blog note. Jesus indicated that ‘fearful sights’ (various natural disasters) would occur leading up to the time known as the Tribulation and Great Tribulation (a combined seven year period of great destruction on earth). Although these types of things have occurred in the past for centuries and thousands of years, they could be identified as the ‘season of the times’ due to the ferociousness of these events. They would be occurring in greater intensity, severity, frequency, size, duration, scope … just like the pains that a woman experiences in labor the farther along she is in the labor process. We are in the ‘season of the times’ that comes just before the seven (7) year Tribulation/Great Tribulation period
… 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).
… And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring; (Luke 21:25)
… Men’s hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken; (Luke 21:26)
… This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. (2 Timothy 3:1)
Jesus is giving a series of prophecies about what to look for as the age of grace comes to a close. These verses are several 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.

One of the strongest hailstorms on record hits Athens, Greece

Posted by TW on April 16, 2019.

Heavy rainfall and sudden intense hailstorm hit Greek capital Athens and its suburbs on April 15, 2019, causing serious traffic disruption and power outages. It was described as one of the most intense hailstorms Athens has ever seen.

Hailstorm lasted less than 15 minutes, but huge amounts of ice it left caused serious traffic jams in most of the city’s central avenues, according to the Greek Reporter.

The intensity of the phenomenon surprised motorists during the afternoon rush hour. 

Several suburbs were left without electricity, leaving many residents trapped in elevators. Outages were reported in East Athens and Piraeus like Korydallos, Peristeri, Petroupoli, Kamatero and in Nikaia, Keratsini, Renti.

Hail was also reported around Athens, most notably in Ilioupoli, Palaio Faliro, Nea Smyrni, Pangrati and Agios Dimitrios as well as other parts of the country.

Bad weather is expected to continue in many parts of the country in the days ahead, especially in the country’s north.

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