Extreme Flooding

At least 17 killed, 38 injured as very heavy rains hit Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

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.

At least 17 killed, 38 injured as very heavy rains hit Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Posted by Teo Blašković on March 8, 2020 Watchers.news

According to the latest figures provided by Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), continuous heavy rains claimed the lives of at least 17 people and injured 38 others across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Widespread rain, strong winds, and thunderstorms are expected to continue across many parts of the province (population 35 million) today and in the days ahead. On March 8, the government has declared a week-long Extreme Weather Emergency.

At least 57 homes were partially damaged and 2 extensively since rains started on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. In addition, at least one educational building was damaged.

The worst affected is the Mardan district where 6 people were killed, including 4 children, and 9 other injured. 4 people were killed in Swat district, 2 each in Peshawar, Nowshera and Charsadda, and 1 in Buner. 

Most of the people died after their homes collapsed.

For the first time in March, Shangla district received heavy snowfall, causing road closures, disrupting normal life and stranding people living in upper parts of the district. According to Dawn.com, snowfall started falling in the district on March 4 and continued uninterrupted through Saturday

At least 60 cm (2 feet) of snow has been reported in Nathiagali, Donga Gali, Changla Gali and other hilly areas of Galiyat.

In 24 hours to March 8, Malam Jabba recorded 81 mm (3.2 inches) rain — by far the heaviest but less than 49 mm (1.9 inches) received in previous 24 hours, Kakul 30 mm (1.2 inches), Besham and Bunner 27 mm (1.06 inches), Saidu Sharif, Balakot and Kalam 26 mm (1.02 inches) and Swabi 22 mm (0.86 inches).

Severe weather is expected to continue across the province in the days ahead.

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