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Deadly floods and landslides after heavy rainfall in Santander, Colombia

Floods in San Juan de Girón, Santander, Colombia, March 2020.
© DGRD Santander
Floods in San Juan de Girón, Santander, Colombia, March 2020.
Heavy rain that began late on 14 March caused flooding and landslides in areas near Bucaramanga in Santander Department, Colombia.

According to department disaster authorities, heavy rain caused a small stream to overflow, triggering flash flooding and a mudslide in the Vijagual sector in the north of Bucaramanga city. One man died after he was swept away by the flood waters. Two other people were injured. Local media said that around 100 families were affected.

Disaster authorities also said that the heavy rain caused the Río de Oro river to overflow, flooding parts of San Juan de Girón municipality.

Media also reported that heavy rain had triggered several landslides in the area. One of the landslides blocked a road between Bucaramanga and Rionegro.


Cloud Precipitation

11 dead as more rain hits Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Flood and rain damage in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, March 2020.
© PDMA
Flood and rain damage in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, March 2020.
The devastation caused by heavy rains in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan continued late last week when at least 11 people died and 17 were injured.

Heavy rain has affected the province since 06 March 2020, causing landslides, flash floods and buildings to collapse. As of 08 March, the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) reported that 23 people had died and 54 people injured. Most of the fatalities and injuries came as a result of collapsing buildings or walls. A total of 127 homes have been damaged, including 13 completely destroyed.


Comment: The first week of March saw at least 23 deaths in the region.


Arrow Down

Man killed in avalanche at Pebble Creek, Idaho

avalanche
An avalanche at Pebble Creek Ski Area killed an American Falls man, Paul "Phil" Bregitzer, 60.

The Bannock County Sheriff's Office reported Bregitzer was skiing with friends on the popular out-of-bounds run, Canal Street, near the north boundary line.

Around 1 p.m., wet snow caused a 300 yard avalanche, six to seven feet deep. Bregitzer was reportedly buried under three feet of snow, without a beacon to help ski patrol find his location.

Reports initially said he'd been skiing alone. But, friend of Bregitzer, Doug Balfour, called to tell us Bregitzer was skiing with friends, who helped dig him out of the snow and performed CPR.

Attention

Adapt 2030 Ice Age Report: China & US food shortages 2020 - Black rain in Japan

US planting delays 2020
© YouTube/Adapt 2030 (screen capture)
With all forecast agencies calling for a massively wet planting season delaying crop planting in the US, we also have the missed planting dates for usual time for seeds to into the ground across Southern China. Where will more food crops be grown with the US and China out of the picture? Unknown black rain after a medium atmosphere meteor explosion, what did that seed on our planet?


Comment: Mysterious black rain falls in Japan days after lightning storm


Cloud Precipitation

Mysterious black rain falls in Japan days after lightning storm

Black rain in Japan
Mere days after a ferocious lightning storm rocked the city of Tokyo, citizens from various parts of central Japan have experienced a mysterious black rainfall.

Giving the effect of thin black paint spatters, the rain is reportedly not radioactive and the cause of the odd discolouration is currently under investigation.

Images of eerie soot-coloured puddles pooling on roads and on the top of cars have been shared on social media, with many people left mystified by the unusual liquid.

The dark rainwater was reported to authorities by those living in several wards across Japan's Saitama Prefecture on March 2.

Most of these reports have originated from the city of Hasuda, according to local news source SoraNews24, however other affected areas in Saitama have included Ageo, Iwatsuki and Kuki.

Hasuda City officials have since issued a statement announcing they are looking into the matter, after receiving various complaints of 'black puddles in roads and on cars'. After measuring levels of radiation levels, nothing was found to be out of the ordinary.

Snowflake

Avalanche warning after 3 days of heavy snowfall in Lahaul, India - 30 inches of new snow

The snow-clad Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti.
© Jai Kumar
The snow-clad Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti.
The Lahaul valley is under the threat of avalanches once again, following three days of heavy snowfall.

Chandra valley in Lahaul has been the most affected by snowfall. Koksar village has received over 75cm of fresh snow and Sissu 60cm of snow. There are reports of small avalanches in some area. The entire area between Tandi and Koksar is prone to avalanches.

All roads in the valley have been blocked again. Bus service on all major routes of the valley, which had resumed after three months on March 9, has again been stopped as snow blocked all roads.


Snowflake

Snowfall total exceeds one-foot in many areas of Montana

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© Karl Puckett
A city snowplow in action near Marketplace in Great Falls Saturday.
The storm is exactly what they said it would be: snow accumulations of up to a foot, drifting snow making highway travel hazardous and subfreezing temperatures putting a strain on livestock producers.
In other words a typical spring storm in Montana.

"Last night was pretty much an every hour, hour-and-a-half check because they wouldn't have lasted through too long out there in that wind," said Dana Darlington, a Stanford area rancher describing the effort it took to keep his newborn calves alive.

"We got about five-, six-inches of snow and about a 40-mile-per-hour east wind all night long, so it was pretty tough," he said. " We had some calves in a new windbreak, and we thought that would be the answer, but it was swirling around so hard that they were pretty iced up this morning."


Snowflake

Late winter storm dumps up to 38 inches of snow in 24 hours on northern Sierra Nevada

A measure of the snow
© Neil Lareau
A measure of the snow
Call it a serious snow dump.

A storm system the National Weather Service described as "strong" swept the northern Sierra Nevada Saturday and continued to blast the mountain range Sunday.

After a prolonged period of mostly dry conditions, the Tahoe Basin finally reported impressive 24-hour snowfall totals Sunday morning: As of 8:30 a.m., Squaw Valley had recorded 18 inches at its based and up to 30 inches at its highest peaks. Tahoe City measured 23 inches, Homewood 33 and Incline Village 22.

Truckee Resident Neil Lareau recorded 38 inches in the mountain town and shared an image on Twitter of a ruler measuring the snowfall.



Ice Cube

Adapt 2030 Ice Age Report: Earth's magnetic field and Arctic sea ice anomalies

Russian icebreaker
© YouTube/Adapt 2030 (screen capture)
With our Sun at incredibly quiet silence Earth's magnetosphere reverberated at seven minute intervals, like you blowing on a piece of paper disturbing it with your breathe but on a galactic scale. Sun Halos in Bosnia and another "climate change" expedition needs rescue as a third icebreaker is dispatched to free the first ice breaker sent to free the Mosaic mission vessel.


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One dead, several injured as Moscow battered by wild windstorm

moscow wind storm march 2020
© Alexandr Saiganov/TASS

Russia's capital has so far avoided a coronavirus death, but its more traditional foe, the weather, caused havoc on Friday with strong winds up to 25m/s, killing at least one man and hospitalizing others.

Speaking to news agency RIA Novosti, a spokesman for the emergency services said that a driver died in the east of Moscow after wind caused a tree to fall on the car. Other reports suggest that the vehicle, a Mazda, continued a few meters before colliding with two other automobiles.

"Near number 20, on 1st Myasnikovskaya Street, a tree fell on a passing passenger car. The driver died," he said.