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Mounting Crisis: 1/3 of Thailand Now Under Water

October 25, 2011 Comments off

The scorch and flooding policy continues upon the earth and its population. Just as Yahweh flooded the earth in past times, those flood brought renewal as the end result. Now fire will bring renewal. As the remnant are cleansed by fire, so to shall the evil be extinguished.

Psalm 68:33 “to Him who rides in the ancient, highest heavens. Look, He thunders with His powerful voice!”

The thunder you hear in thunder storms, that is Mother’s voice. Since She is nature in the raw, you know when She is angry.

Thailand announced a five-day holiday on Tuesday to give people the chance to escape floods closing in on Bangkok as authorities ordered the evacuation of a housing estate on the outskirts of the city after a protective wall gave way.

The cabinet declared October 27-31 a holiday in Bangkok and 20 provinces affected by the country’s worst flooding in 50 years as weekend high tides in the Gulf of Thailand could complicate efforts to divert water away from the low-lying capital.

The floods have forced the closure of seven industrial estates in Ayutthaya, Nonthaburi and Pathum Thani provinces bordering Bangkok, causing billions of dollars of damage, disrupting supply chains for industry and putting about 650,000 people temporarily out of work.

The cabinet announced a 325 billion baht budget on Tuesday to help rebuild the country, mostly for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), small vendors and individuals.

“If they get back to normal quickly, it will help push the economy forward,” Finance Minister Thirachai Phuvanatnaranubala said of the businesses.

The floods have killed at least 366 people since mid-July and disrupted the lives of nearly 2.5 million, with more than 113,000 living in temporary shelters and 720,000 seeking medical attention.

Although authorities are scrambling to pump out water from the Bangkok region, record-high water levels in the Chao Phraya river that winds through the city raise the risk of floods in central Bangkok, especially if heavy rain returns when the tide is high.

Don Muang Airport, Bangkok’s second biggest, said it would temporarily close at 5 p.m. (1000 GMT) on Tuesday as passengers and staff might have problems reaching the terminal because of the flooding. It expected to reopen on November 1.

Airports of Thailand AOT.BK said the main Suvarnabhumi Airport was not affected because it was on higher ground. However, Thai Airways International Pcl THAI.BK, which operates out of Suvarnabhumi, said it may reduce flights because of staffing concerns.

Parts of Don Muang, Lak Si and Sai Mai districts in northern Bangkok have been under water since Saturday and the flood crisis centre in Don Muang may have to relocate.

The centre instructed residents of the Muang Ake housing estate in northern Bangkok to evacuate on Tuesday after a flood protection wall in nearby Pathum Thani province was breached, adding to tension in the capital, where residents have fortified their homes and hoarded food and water.

The Commerce Ministry said on Tuesday it would relax import tariffs and regulation on food, water and some consumer goods in short supply as a result of hoarding.

RISING TIDE

Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra issued a new flood warning late on Monday for Bang Phlad district, west of the Chao Phraya river and closer to Bangkok’s commercial heart.

Bang Phlad is home to department stores, universities and hospitals. Siriraj Hospital, where Thailand’s revered king has been for more than two years, is nearby.

Government spokeswoman Thitima Chaisang said the holiday had been called due to the high tides and to give residents the option of leaving Bangkok. Sukhumbhand said the holiday would allow authorities to handle the crisis better.

Authorities opened most canal gates in Bangkok late last week, a high-risk operation to take pressure off defensive walls in the north and divert water around the east and west of the capital into the sea but raised the chance of inner-city flooding.

At least eight million cubic metres of water is being pumped out daily. The Meteorological Department has forecast scattered showers in the capital on Tuesday and Wednesday after three dry days.

Hundreds of people were evacuated over the weekend as water in Lak Si and Don Muang reached levels as high as two metres (six feet), spilling out of swollen canals and rivers. Several crocodiles have been killed or captured in swamped residential areas of Ayutthaya.

A Bank of Thailand official said no decision had yet been taken on whether commercial banks and financial markets would be closed for the holiday. The central bank’s headquarters is by the Chao Phraya river but it has high walls and there were no signs of flooding there on Tuesday.

At least 227 bank branches have been forced to close by floods, most of them in the provinces north of Bangkok.

The central banks of Japan and Thailand said on Tuesday they were looking at a mechanism to offer funds in baht backed by Japanese government bonds to help affected Japanese firms. The Bank of Thailand also said it was discussing similar plans with other countries. – Reuters

Hunger crisis grips North Korea as food runs short

October 7, 2011 1 comment

Satan receives a symbolic last hour to make his stand. That hour began when the LOZ arrived to bring great tribulation with the bowls of anger. Satan is resisting making his stand, but he will be forced to follow through. Due to the earth’s circumstances, food will become scarce, and you will not be able to purchase anything without his mark. But that mark will not doom you – only your heart condition can do that.

HAEJU, North Korea — In a pediatric hospital in North Korea’s most productive farming province, children lay two to a bed. All showed signs of severe malnutrition: skin infections, patchy hair, listless apathy.

“Their mothers have to bring them here on bicycles,” said duty doctor Jang Kum Son in the Yellow Sea port city of Haeju. “We used to have an ambulance but it’s completely broken down. One mother traveled 72 kilometers (45 miles). By the time they get here, it’s often too late.”

It’s also getting late for North Korea to get the massive amount of food aid it claims to need before the harsh winter sets in. The country’s dysfunctional food-distribution system, rising global commodities prices and sanctions imposed over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programs had contributed to what appears to be a hunger crisis in the North, even before devastating summer floods and typhoons compounded the emergency.

The regime’s appeals for massive food aid have gone mostly unanswered by a skeptical international community. Only 30 percent of a United Nations food aid target for North Korea has been met so far. The United States and South Korea, the two biggest donors before sanctions, have said they won’t resume aid until they are satisfied the military-led communist regime won’t divert the aid for its own uses and progress is made on disarmament talks.

South Korea also says the North is exaggerating the severity of its food crisis. Visiting scholars, tourists and charity workers have sent out conflicting views about it.

The U.N.’s Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), for instance, said last month after visiting the North that “the damage was not so significant.” Another U.N. body, the World Food Programme, which has a regular presence in the North, warned in March of growing hunger. The sharp divergence of views is one reason why the U.N.’s emergency relief coordinator will visit this month to assess the situation.

North Korea’s Economy and Trade Information Center, part of the foreign trade ministry, invited Alertnet to see the extent of the crisis on a rare reporting trip to its rice bowl in South Hwanghae province in the southwest.

Alertnet, a humanitarian news service run by the Thomson Reuters Foundation which covers crises worldwide, saw evidence of alarming malnutrition and damaged crops, but also signs of some promise for the coming rice harvest.

Although tightly controlled by government officials, an Alertnet reporter and Reuters photographers and video journalists were able to conduct a week-long trip into the South Hwanghae region. The visit included rare access to collective farms, orphanages, hospitals, rural clinics, schools and nurseries.

The regime’s motive in granting the access appears to be to amplify its food-aid appeals. North Korean officials at first asked Alertnet to reach out to its subscriber base to mobilize help–and at one point asked the Thomson Reuters Foundation for a donation. Alertnet declined, saying all it could do is visit and report on the situation. – MSNBC

Flood and dam watches continue

September 13, 2011 Comments off

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Utility crews concentrated on outlying areas of Saratoga and surrounding counties early Monday, seeking to restore power to approximately 22,600 customers.

At 8 a.m., National Grid was reporting about 15,380 customers without power in Saratoga, Warren and Washington counties. Schenectady County was reporting about 7,220 customers without power, many of those along a swath that bordered Saratoga County’s southwest line in Glenville.

There were numerous scattered outages of a handful or less of customers in these regions, making difficult estimating restoration times.

According to National Grid’s public information website, restoration was expected to nearly all customers in the Greater Albany region by Thursday. Some outages in more isolated locations in the Adirondacks or other outlying areas where transmission lines were damaged have been told restoration could be delayed until next week.

At its peak, outages resulting from tropical storm Irene numbered approximately 140,000 customers throughout northeast New York, National Grid representatives have indicated.

Meanwhile, officials are still monitoring the swollen Mohawk and Hudson rivers, as flood waters make their way downstream. County emergency management officials continued to watch the the Vischer Ferry Dam on the Mohawk River in Clifton Park.

The Hudson River was expected to crest in Schuylerville today and then Stillwater and Mechanicville on Wednesday.

In Washington County, residents of the Mill Hollow section of the village of Greenwich were still out of their homes Tuesday because of concerns about a crack in a nearby dam on the Batten Kill. Residents are awaiting an inspection of the dam before they’ll learn when they can return to their homes.

In Middle Falls, the Route 29 bridge over the Batten Kill will remain closed until waters subside and an inspection can take place.

Areas like Waterford in the southern portion of Saratoga County have already seen severe issues with rising rivers and flooding. Hundreds of people were evacuated from their Waterford homes Monday as the Hudson River spilled over its banks. – The Saratogian

Troy city officials find damage at Poestenkill Dam

TROY — Goerge Reeves’s basement on Ida Street in Troy was under water on Sunday during Tropical Storm Irene. The last thing he needs now is the threat of another possible flood.

“I’m worried that this is going to flood again yes,” said Reeves who owns a home along the creek.

The possibility is coming from the Poestenkill Creek Dam. The city said the north side of the dam has been compromised because of Irene. The city engineer said perhaps a large boulder struck the surface, crushed it and penetrated it. A portion of the spillway was also fractured. If the entire structure fails, it could be a problem for Reeves and his neighbors downstream on Ida Street.

“I’m 54 years old. This is the first time I’ve ever seen something like this, especially in the city of Troy,” said Ida Street resident Carolyn Murray.

Troy city officials are working to prevent a dam failure. Crews were out Thursday and Friday trying to shore things up with about 500 sand bags. The sand bags are used to divert the water from the affected area of the dam so engineers can have a better look at the damage. Then they will make necessary repairs. Troy Mayor Harry Tutunjian said there’s no need for residents to panic.

“There’s no threat right now of the dam breaking. I think we got it pretty well contained,” Tutunjian said. “There’s a crack. There’s some damage. They’re trying to identify it and getting to make repairs to it so that if this ever happens again the dam will be in better shape than before.” – WNYT.com

A large dam in the USA will soon collapse, causing a large death toll and insurmountable loss of property. The infrastructure of the United States is on the verge of total collapse from the torrent weather being meted out by our Glorious Mother, Yahweh. Time and nature spell disaster for Satan’s falling child. Oblivion awaits the once great empire he birthed.

Know this: YAHWEH IS NATURE. Nature is Her internal makeup. Who can overcome our Mother when She is in turmoil? NO ONE! She will spew Her enemies out Her mouth. So sisters and brothers, consider this: Are we LOZ working alone, or side by side with our Mother? She is the NATURE many have come to fear – in storm clouds – sea waves – heat – and all that is befalling mankind.

The things mankind has built will be brought asunder. Yahweh will not leave one stone upon another until Satan’s worldwide empire is crushed under Her feet.

Scientists dismayed by unending string of disasters plaguing U.S.

September 3, 2011 Comments off

September 3, 2011 – WASHINGTON, DC – Nature is pummeling the United States this year with extremes. Unprecedented triple-digit Fahrenheit (38-plus degree Celsius) heat and devastating drought. Deadly tornadoes leveling towns. Massive rivers overflowing. A billion-dollar blizzard. And now, unusual hurricane-caused flooding in the northeastern state of Vermont. If what’s falling from the sky isn’t enough, the ground shook in places that normally seem stable: Colorado and the entire East Coast. On Friday, a strong quake triggered brief tsunami warnings in Alaska. Arizona and New Mexico have broken records for wildfires. Total weather losses top $35 billion, and that’s not counting Hurricane Irene, according to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. There have been more than 700 U.S. disaster and weather deaths, most from the tornado outbreaks this spring. Last year, the world seemed to go wild with natural disasters in the deadliest year in a generation. But 2010 was bad globally, and the United States mostly was spared. This year, while there have been devastating events elsewhere, such as the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Australia’s flooding and a drought in Africa, it’s is the United States’ turn to get smacked. “I’m hoping for a break. I’m tired of working this hard. This is ridiculous,” said Jeff Masters, a meteorologist who runs Weather Underground, a meteorology service that tracks strange and extreme weather. “I’m not used to seeing all these extremes all at once in one year.” The U.S. has had a record 10 weather catastrophes costing more than a billion dollars: five separate tornado outbreaks, two different major river floods in the Upper Midwest and the Mississippi River, drought in the Southwest and a blizzard that crippled the Midwest and Northeast, and Irene.

The East Coast got a double-whammy in one week with a magnitude 5.8 earthquake followed by a drenching from Irene. If one place felt more besieged than others, it was tiny Mineral, Virginia, the epicenter of the quake, where Louisa County Fire Lt. Floyd Richard stared at the darkening sky before Irene and said, “What did we do to Mother Nature to come through here like this.” There are still four months to go, including September, the busiest month of the hurricane season. The Gulf Coast expected a soaking this weekend from Tropical Storm Lee and forecasters were watching Hurricane Katia slogging west in the Atlantic. The insurance company Munich Re calculated that in the first six months of the year there have been 98 natural disasters in the United States, about double the average of the 1990s. Even before Irene, the Federal Emergency Management Agency was on pace to obliterate the record for declared disasters issued by state, reflecting both the geographic breadth and frequency of America’s problem-plagued year. “If you weren’t in a drought, you were drowning is what it came down to,” Masters said. Add to that, oppressive and unrelenting heat. Tens of thousands of daily weather records have been broken or tied and nearly 1,000 all-time records set, with most of them heat or rain related. “I think this year has really been extraordinary in terms of natural catastrophes,” said Andreas Schrast, head of catastrophic perils for Swiss Re, another big insurer. One of the most noticeable and troubling weather extremes was the record-high nighttime temperatures, said Tom Karl, director of NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center. That shows that the country wasn’t cooling off at all at night, which both the human body and crops need. “These events are abnormal,” Karl said. “But it’s part of an ongoing trend we’ve seen since 1980.” –Taiwan News

Learn who is against the nations:

Jeremiah 51:25 “Look, I am against you, devastating mountain— [this is] the LORD’s declaration— you devastate the whole earth. I will stretch out My hand against you, roll you down from the cliffs, and turn you into a burned out mountain.”

Signs of the Times: Natural Disasters Prevalent in 2011

August 24, 2011 Comments off

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The year 2011 began with a flood in Australia so vast it turned an area almost twice as large as Texas into a disaster zone.

The first half of 2011 saw thousands of lives lost to natural disasters and made it the most expensive on record in terms of property damage.

In January, earthquakes hit Argentina, Chile, Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Tonga. In February, they hit Burma, the Pacific Islands and the big one, in Christchurch, New Zealand.

The quake struck at midday. Buildings were toppled. Scores were buried under rubble and 181 died. Survivors who crawled from collapsed office buildings were stunned.

One woman who appeared dazed, said of her office building, “It just came down. Like, right down.”

Japan’s Quake

The monster earthquake of 2011 in Japan was like something out of a science fiction movie. From 20 miles under the surface of the Pacific, the quake created a wall of water 130 feet high that traveled six miles inland, causing cars and boats to bob like toys.

It was a quake so powerful it moved the island of Honshu eight feet. More than 15,000 people died and nearly 5,000 are still missing.

Then in a terrible twist, after the quake knocked out power at the Fukushima nuclear plant, the tsunami washed out its backup generators, the last line of defense against overheating. It would be the world’s first triple meltdown, spreading radiation over a wide area.

It was the worst disaster to afflict Japan since World War II.

U.S. Tornado Outbreak

The world was still in shock when the southern and eastern United States experienced the worst rash of tornadoes in recorded weather history. The 2011 “Super Outbreak” included four EF-5 tornadoes, and led to almost 350 deaths and more than $6 billion in insured losses.

Then just weeks later on a Sunday afternoon in May, a mile-wide multiple vortex EF-5 tornado plowed through Joplin, Mo., obliterating parts of the city, killing 159 people and causing an estimated $2 billion in insured losses.

The insurance industry was left reeling. Americans were in shock.

Vinson Synan, author of 19 books and the dean emeritus at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va., says the unprecedented string of calamities is forcing many Americans to ask, ‘Why?’

“It’s a sobering thing, for even natural man to face up to natural disasters that don’t make any sense at all. And to hit randomly in the world, and may hit you,” Synan said. “And the question, in the back of their minds — ‘What does this mean?’”

“So I think it brings people to question the ultimate end of everything,” he explained.

And unfortunately, the world’s worst disasters could still be ahead, like a category five hurricane making a direct hit on a large American city.

Disaster Scenarios Studied

Experts have studied other disaster scenarios that many Americans do not know about.

For example, geologists have warned that heavy rains on Mount Rainer in Washington State could cause a deadly 40-mile mudslide moving at 60 mph, filled with rocks and trees.

Some fear the collapse of the giant volcanic mountain Cumbre Vieja in the Canary Islands could send an 80-foot high tsunami slamming into the east coast of the United States at 600 mph.

And along the Mississippi, a catastrophic quake at the giant new Madrid fault would cause utter devastation to America’s heartland, changing the course of the mighty Mississippi, and causing the ground to roll like the ocean, as it did in 1811 and 1812.

Many Americans might think they live in one of the safest periods in world history. But do they? Why have so many natural disasters struck the planet this year, and what does it mean?

“It brings people to question the ultimate end of everything. Even the natural man who doesn’t even know God, is saying ‘Something bad is happening,’ ‘It’s getting worse and worse,’” Synan told CBN News.

“What are the ultimate reasons for this? What’s the ultimate answer from God or from somewhere?,’” he asked. – CBN

It is Father as Nature’s SOURCE of destruction. Father is angry and His holy angels are pouring out the bowls of wrath on an evil world of people. Keep count of how many more are perishing by Father’s hand, and those dying from Satan’s hand in causing violence throughout this planet, just as he did before the global flood.

Matthew 24:3-8 “Signs of the End of the Age”
“While He was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples approached Him privately and said, “Tell us, when will these things happen? And what is the sign of Your coming and of the end of the age?” Then Jesus replied to them: “Watch out that no one deceives you. For many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am the Messiah,’ and they will deceive many. You are going to hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not alarmed, because these things must take place, but the end is not yet. For nation will rise up against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines and earthquakes in various places. All these events are the beginning of birth pains.”

Flood Threat Creates ‘Psychological Roller Coaster’ in Minot, N.D.

June 24, 2011 Comments off

JIM LEHRER: Now the latest on the flooding overwhelming cities in North Dakota, including Minot.

Margaret Warner has our update.

MARGARET WARNER: The water is gurgling in some places and rushing in others, and all the residents of Minot can do is wait and watch. Today, the Souris River hit an all-time high, breaking a record set in 1881, and it kept rising.

MAN: We can’t do anything about it but accept it, do our best, and pray, pray, pray, you know?

MARGARET WARNER: The source of the misery lies in Saskatchewan, Canada, where heavy snowmelt filled reservoirs and sent a surge down the Souris into North Dakota.

Recent rain added to the flood, forcing Lake Darling to release water just 30 miles north of Minot.

MAN: This town is being evacuated, effective immediately.

MARGARET WARNER: More than 10,000 people, roughly a quarter of the city’s population, have been forced to evacuate so far this week, and more may follow.

WOMAN: Really scary, because you don’t know what’s going to happen. And I feel bad for everyone who is in the evacuation zones, because we have got family that’s living with us right now that’s in the evacuation zones. And it’s just a really hard thing to go through.

MARGARET WARNER: Shelter space is at a premium because housing in Minot was already in short supply, with an expanding air force base nearby and a boom in oil development in western North Dakota.

WOMAN: Everybody was booked up at the hotels and motels already, and so this was the perfect place to come back to.

MARGARET WARNER: For now, police in Minot have cordoned off parts of the downtown to help bulldozers get around, as they labor to build up earthen levees.

Other roads are cut off by the water, and some people have taken to getting around in airboats. But the worst is yet to come. The river is expected to rise another six or seven feet, before it crests, possibly by Sunday, and slowly begins to recede.

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The hour glass is running out of sand, and the hour is late, because you are all living in the symbolic last hour spoken of in the Word. Look at what is happening around you in this wicked world. Don’t turn a blind eye to all of it. Then make your decision.

Satan receives a symbolic last hour to make his stand. That hour began when the LOZ arrived to bring great tribulation with the bowls of anger. Satan is resisting making his stand, but he will be forced to follow through. Due to the earth’s circumstances, food will become scarce, and you will not be able to purchase anything without his mark. But that mark will not doom you – only your heart condition can do that.

Learn to SEE and read the SIGNS of the LOZ’s casts. These ministers were taught early on in their ministry to read spiritual casts so that like Christ in his last hour, they too would be strengthened in this last hour of Satan’s corrupt world.

Is All the Wild Weather Connected?

June 11, 2011 Comments off

This has been a wild year, weather-wise.

In the winter, there was the record snowfall across the Northeast. Record rainfall and floods in Ohio Valley followed in April and May. The Southwest has been plagued by drought for months, while tornadoes have devastated the Midwest and South. Record heat is scorching most of the country this week — just days after snow fell in Hawaii. Meteorologists predict a harrowing hurricane season.

Is some underlying climactic condition driving these extreme weather events? There are two potential candidates: The first is La Niña, trade winds that blow through every five years, cooling the water of the equatorial Pacific Ocean and shifting the jet stream northwest. The second is global warming, the average worldwide temperature increase of 1 to 2 degrees Fahrenheit over the past century that has resulted from the dramatic rise of carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere.

La Niña and global warming are both partly responsible for some of the episodes of wild weather, experts say. However, natural atmospheric variability has also come into play this year; to some extent, the pile-on of wild weather is random chance.

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The “experts” fail to see a third possibility – that being Yahweh’s wrath that brings the calamities via wild weather and natural disasters upon the nations.

The land of Israel is Her reality we exist within. And to the nations of 2011:

Jeremiah 28:16 “Therefore, this is what the LORD says: ‘I am about to send you off the face of the earth. You will die this year because you have spoken rebellion against the LORD. ‘ ”

Unless you are raptured away from the earth, you would share in being swept away, just like Lot was warned when he was ushered away to safety by the holy angels whom took him by the hand and led him and his family away from the coming Wrath. Lot’s wife perished, because she was not obedient to Yahweh’s command.

Genesis 19:15 “At the crack of dawn the angels urged Lot on: “Get up! Take your wife and your two daughters who are here, or you will be swept away in the punishment of the city.”

Floods, Droughts Are ‘New Normal’

May 24, 2011 Comments off

Heavy rains, deep snowfalls, monster floods and killing droughts are signs of a “new normal” of extreme U.S. weather events fueled by climate change, scientists and government planners said on Wednesday.

“It’s a new normal and I really do think that global weirding is the best way to describe what we’re seeing,” climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe of Texas Tech University told reporters.

“We are used to certain conditions and there’s a lot going on these days that is not what we’re used to, that is outside our current frame of reference,” Hayhoe said on a conference call with other experts, organized by the non-profit Union of Concerned Scientists.

An upsurge in heavy rainstorms in the United States has coincided with prolonged drought, sometimes in the same location, she said, noting that west Texas has seen a record-length dry period over the last five years, even as there have been two 100-year rain events.

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This so called “New Normal” is called the Tribulation. It is judgment upon mankind. It is God’s wrath, and it leads to Armageddon.

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