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SOTT Earth Changes Summary - September 2021: Extreme Weather, Planetary Upheaval, Meteor Fireballs

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China continues getting hit by heavy rains and unprecedented floods. Millions have been affected, and the agricultural infrastructure has been left in very bad shape.

China's Henan province has taken the strongest hit so far, lashed by historic rainfall and floods since July, causing the death of at least 71 and affecting 12 million people.

States on both the east and west coast of India got battered by record rainfall and flash floods too. In Gujarat, 1.6 million residents were affected and 7,000 were evacuated. In Odisha, heavy rainfall affected 2.3 million people in 4,964 villages, 7,500 houses were damaged, and around 130,000 hectares of agricultural land were destroyed.

Storm Ida unleashed heavy rain, flash floods, hail, and tornadoes across the NE of the US, killing dozens of people and causing widespread damage. New York City and New Jersey were hit by record rainfall, trapping residents in flooded basements and cars.

Mexico also got its share of extreme weather with unprecedented amounts of rain and floodwaters in the southern and central parts of the country.

All this while a 7.0M earthquake rattled major cities from Guerrero to Mexico City.

A rare 5.9 magnitude earthquake shook Australia's southeast, damaging buildings in Melbourne. It was Australia's largest earthquake in recent years. At the same time, a series of gripping cold fronts triggered late snowfalls in the east coast and Victorian highlands overnight, while Adelaide was hit by severe hailstorms later on... Nature seems to be responding promptly to the rabid, totalitarian measures enforced in Australia.

The Cumbre Vieja volcano in La Palma, one of Spain's Canary Islands, erupted on September 19. For nearly two weeks, sheets of lava burned through farmland, roads, and homes on the southwestern part of the island. After the several strong explosions, four new fissures of lava have opened. Around 6,000 people have been evacuated, and about 400 properties had been destroyed.

As the Earth's atmosphere gets charged, we also notice an increased number of people, cattle, and buildings being hit by lightning, as well as other electrical phenomena in the sky as red sprites, blue jets, and noctilucent clouds.

Something big is going on folks, there are clear signs of increased electrical phenomena and global cooling. Are we already in an ice age?

Again, pay attention to reality and prepare accordingly.

All this and more in our SOTT Earth Changes Summary for September 2021:


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SOTT Earth Changes Summary - August 2021: Extreme Weather, Planetary Upheaval, Meteor Fireballs

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A 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit southwestern Haiti on August 14, devastating the already fragile infrastructure in Grand'Anse, Nippes, and Sud Departments. Around 7,000 homes were destroyed, and nearly 5,000 buildings were damaged, including hospitals and schools.

Rescue work was hampered by damaged roads and bridges, and further efforts were halted by floods caused by Tropical Storm Grace. The latest reports register more than 2,200 dead and 12,200 injured.

Ida, the fifth-most-powerful hurricane to strike the US, wreaked havoc on the Louisiana coast, leaving widespread destruction in major cities like New Orleans. Extreme wind and rain, fallen trees and flooding damaged basic infrastructure, a million homes and businesses were left with no electricity, and more than 600,000 people lacked running water. The hurricane caused $50 billion in total damage.

More than 1,100 homes in North Korea were damaged, thousands of people evacuated, and farms and roads washed away after days of heavy rains and floods. Authorities expect a negative impact on food supplies due to the significant crops damage.

91 wildfires are now burning across the US triggering states of emergency and mass evacuations. This year, 37,803 fires have burned more than 3 million acres across the United States. During the same period in 2020, 32,059 fires burned a total of 2.1 million acres. Idaho is the state with the biggest number of large fires, however, Oregon has the most acres burned: 554,587 among its 11 fires.

Extreme heat is baking North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, and Nebraska all contain areas of extreme drought. North Dakota and Minnesota, in particular, are experiencing near-record lows in soil moisture, affecting crops.

The Caldor Fire continued to experience unprecedented growth due to extremely dry fuels pushed by the southwest winds in Northern California. Nearly 50,000 acres have been scorched, destroying dozens of homes.

More than 1,100 people were evacuated by sea from the tourist hotspot of Bodrum to escape Turkey's forest fires burning along the Mediterranean coast. In Greece, the fires have forced the evacuation of four villages. The fire was in a mountain forest 30 kilometers (19 miles) east of Patras, Greece's third-largest city. Aided by strong winds, the fire raced down the slopes and threatened seaside villages.

Wildfires also ravaged forests and villages in the Kabyle region of Algeria, covering the mountainous area with thick clouds of smoke. At least 65 people died, including 25 soldiers who were part of the rescue efforts

Most of the wildfires around the world have been triggered by dry conditions, strong winds, and increased lighting strikes. Rather symbolic for a world that is also figuratively on fire as well.

Now to the other extreme of the thermometer, Colorado and Utah got covered in snow just after the hottest couple of months ever. This sudden drop to "winter-like" temperatures in August is far from normal.

Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Argentina, Australia, and South Africa also reported unusually cold temperatures and heavy snow this winter.

All this and more in our SOTT Earth Changes Summary for August 2021:


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SOTT Earth Changes Summary - July 2021: Extreme Weather, Planetary Upheaval, Meteor Fireballs

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China's monsoon season has been catastrophic so far, unprecedented heavy floods have taken a heavy toll. The southwest and central regions in the Yangtze river basin witnessed the heaviest rainfall in 1,000 years, and the water continues to pour down with no rest.

Across Henan, rains deluged 1,700 large-scale farms, killing more than a million animals, and whose many small farmers still play a major role in meat production. The floods also caused a major explosion in an aluminum alloy unit in central Henan.

At least 14 people lost their lives in Zhengzhou city when their subway train flooded. More than 500 people were trapped in the subway in one of the worst-affected areas of the city.

China's biggest river, the Yangtze, and several of its tributaries have risen to dangerous levels after days of heavy rain, forcing evacuations of thousands of people and triggering an unprecedented emergency response alert.

A very serious double earthen dam failure sent 46 million cubic meters of water to the Hulunbuir area of Inner Mongolia, causing massive flooding.

The Three Gorges Dam has successfully contained the heavy floods, sighing relief to Chinese authorities, as a collapse could have had an even more catastrophic impact on the area.

Severe flooding caused by historic rainfall wreaked havoc across western Europe taking the lives of 189 people. Tens of thousands were unable to return to their homes and were left without access to power and drinking water. Towns in river valleys and low-lying plains in Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, and Austria were heavily damaged. Most of the affected areas had not experienced that much rainfall in 100 years.

Drought and extreme heat triggered the two largest wildfires in the Western US. The fires have burned land nearly the size of New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago combined.

The Dixie Fire in California scorched 241,000 acres has destroyed more than 60 houses. The widespread fires have forced the evacuation of more than 7,800 residents.

The Bootleg Fire is still raging in southern Oregon, burning 413,000 acres since igniting this month. The fire has torn through more than 400 houses.

Greek firefighters faced dangerous and unprecedented conditions as they battled 154 wildfires through Athens, with one of them threatening Mount Parnitha national park — one of the last remaining substantial forests near the city. Meanwhile, in Turkey, eight people died in the country's worst blaze in decades that raged through swaths of the southern coast.

Hot weather and strong winds fueled multiple wildlife fires in Akkar, Lebanon, consuming the iconic Lebanese pine forests. The flames forced thousands to evacuate.

And on the southern hemisphere, Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay reported rare snowstorms and surprisingly cold temperatures this winter.

A magnitude-8.2 earthquake rattled Chignik, Alaska this month, it has been recorded as the most powerful U.S. earthquake in half a century. Several Alaskan coastal communities were evacuated following the quake, but no major damage was reported due to the remote location and depth of the epicenter.

Have you noticed that more and more people, cattle, buildings, and trees are getting struck by lightning? Things are charging up in higher layers of the atmosphere. Keep your eyes open, and prepare accordingly!

All this and more in our SOTT Earth Changes Summary for July 2021:


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SOTT Earth Changes Summary - June 2021: Extreme Weather, Planetary Upheaval, Meteor Fireballs

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The EU came up with the great idea of reducing the environmental impact of farming by cutting crop production, while food production worldwide is getting a significant hit from extreme weather, and the Covid lockdowns... you know, because reducing CO2 and "going green" is more important than food security. Make no mistake, they don't know what they are doing, and they do not have the planet's and your best interest in mind.

In the same nonsensical line, mass media focused on record heat temperatures in the West US during June, while completely ignoring the hundreds of record cold temperatures in the South and Midwest because it does not fit the "official climate change narrative".

At all costs, you must not pay attention to reality because reality does not follow the official narrative! So don't mind about the summer frost that swept across the UK or the below-freezing temperatures in the Scottish islands. And don't pay attention to Greenland's massive ice gains during the melt season, while Iceland reported anomalous snowstorms that trapped tourists in Vík í Mýrdal. And that's not all, New Zealand reported the all-time lowest temperature ever recorded with a -8.8°C at Dunedin International airport. And on the other side of the planet, Argentina reported an incredibly rare snowfall that damaged crops in Cordoba.

And what about those noctilucent clouds that have been seen further and further South, like in Paris and Calgary this month? These clouds are more evidence of the upper layers of the atmosphere getting colder, and more loaded with cosmic dust and volcanic ash. Of course, higher precipitation, and bigger hail are other related phenomena.

But Ok, it was not all about cold and snow, localized areas of the US Northwest and the Canadian West Coast are being beaten by record heat and droughts, which are making it almost impossible to grow seasonal crops.

Paraguay, Uruguay, and Brazil are also suffering from an anomalous drought that has damaged crops and affected food production, forcing halts in wheat exports. Brazil has lost 27% of its production this year, and 60% of households have food insecurity due to the lack of sufficient access to food.

In general, food prices continue to rise as global food production is reaching a bottleneck mainly caused by extreme weather.

All this and more in our SOTT Earth Changes Summary for June 2021:


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SOTT Earth Changes Summary - May 2021: Extreme Weather, Planetary Upheaval, Meteor Fireballs

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Food prices continue to rise as extreme weather around the world strikes production, adding to the significant damage caused by the Covid lockdowns.

Snow and record cold temperatures for summer took the lead this month. The US, Canada, China, Russia and parts of Europe were caught by surprise despite mass media trying to normalize the unseasonable weather. This weather is far from normal and perhaps a sign that we are on the threshold of a new ice age.

An apocalyptic mouse plague in Australia is causing millions of dollars of damage to crops and farming machinery in New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria. Local farmers continue to lose crops and grain while they have to pay thousands of dollars to contain the plague.

The damage to crops continues in East Africe and the Middle East. After three years of drought followed by record rain and floods, the area faces record-breaking swarms of crop-eating locusts that threaten the crops and the food security of millions. A one-square-kilometer swarm can consume the same amount of food in one day as 35,000 people. The governments of the affected countries are spending billions of dollars to avoid further losses, but it has proved to be quite a challenge so far.

Major flooding also caused a lot of trouble around the world this May. Cyclone Yaas lashed coastal areas of India and southern Bangladesh with strong winds, rain and floods causing widespread damage. More than one million were evacuated.

Cyclone Yaas also came at a time when India struggles to deal with a new wave of Covid infections, most probably caused by a combination of poor infrastructure, heavy levels of pollution, and mass vaccination campaigns.

In South America, severe floods caused by Amazon rivers reaching record highs affected more than 450 thousand people in Manaus. Peru and Colombia were also hit by severe flooding that triggered the relocation of thousands.

Many countries of the Middle East are facing an unprecedented amount of summer rain and floods while China braces for a heavy flood season with 71 rivers already exceeding warning levels.

Not a pretty picture but all this is part of natural cycles caused by our sun's activity and other cosmic factors. Pay attention, network and prepare accordingly if needed.

All this and more in our SOTT Earth Changes Summary for May 2021:


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SOTT Earth Changes Summary - April 2021: Extreme Weather, Planetary Upheaval, Meteor Fireballs

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A sudden pressure difference between Greenland and northern Europe triggered a massive arctic cold blast that plunged temperatures to historical records throughout Europe. The extreme cold arrived less than a week after a record-warm period at the final days of March.

The thermometers in Capanna Margherita, Italy plunged to -33,2°C, while Novi Vasi, Slovenia registered an all-time national record of -20°C. The UK was also hit by a new national April cold record with -6°C, just a few days after an all-time record for March of -15,4°C in Eskdalemuir. And while we are there, the Alps also reported the coldest April in history.

Very low temperatures with record-breaking cold and damaging frost were also reported in parts of France, Germany, and Croatia.

A cold blast from the Arctic Ocean pushed Alaska into a deep freeze breaking two records for snowfall and low temperatures for two consecutive days. The historic storm ranked among the most intense snowfalls since records started and snow cover reached as far south as Oklahoma.

Extreme cold temperatures with substantial snowfall totals to match hit the Moscow region this month. Weather conditions were akin to those suffered during the depths of winter. At the same time, the eastern region of Russia registered the greatest snow cover for April.

Are we recognizing the pattern here?

Typhoon Surigae became the most intense April tropical cyclone on record and battered the eastern Philippines with 190mph winds and intense rain. Parts of East Nusa Tenggara Province saw more than 20 inches of rain in 2 days.

Heavy rain and flooding also affected the central and northern areas of Colombia triggering landslides and damaging homes. Thousands of families were affected.

Hail as large as softballs battered portions of Texas and Oklahoma, leaving behind shattered windows on cars and in homes. It was the second billion-dollar disaster this year in Texas.

Hundreds of new sinkholes have been reported in Konya Province, Turkey since the start of the year, almost double the number registered last year.

All this and more in our SOTT Earth Changes Summary for April 2021:


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SOTT Earth Changes Summary - March 2021: Extreme Weather, Planetary Upheaval, Meteor Fireballs

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Sudden drops in temperature, heavy Spring snow, and erratic weather continued to hit the northern hemisphere well into March, while the southern hemisphere suffered from heavy rain, floods, and landslides, disrupting the lives of millions and affecting crops on a massive scale.

As temperatures continue to drop and sea ice continues to grow exponentially at both poles, Antarctica set its coldest March temperature on record: -75.3°C (-103.5°F).

But things are also "heating up", a dramatic increase in both the number of active volcanoes and recorded eruptions has been reported during March, not very good news for an already super-cold upper atmosphere.

From historic bush fires to 'once-in-a-century floods, Australia suffered one of its worst downpours after weather systems converged over Queensland and New South Wales, dumping more than 20 inches of rain in one day north of Brisbane, and nearly 40 inches in a week in New South Wales. Tens of thousands were displaced.

And talking about extreme weather, Taiwan experienced the worst drought in half a century after being hit by record floods during the pasts months.

Sudden downpours also wreaked havoc in parts of Latin America affecting thousands of families. In western Colombia, 60% of normal March rain fell in just 90 minutes, while a month's worth of rain fell in 2 hours in Grande Do Sul, Brazil.

As another example of things charging up in the Earth's upper atmosphere, the first 'space hurricane' with a 1,000 km-wide swirling mass of plasma was revealed by a team led by Shandong University in China, after an analysis of satellite data from August 2014. Formed hundreds of kilometers above the North Pole, these 'hurricanes' in many ways resemble the hurricanes formed in the Earth's lower atmosphere, but in this case, it causes a rain of electrons instead of water. Scientists assume that it must be created by an unusually large and rapid transfer of solar wind energy and charged particles (from different sources out in space) into the Earth's upper atmosphere.

Keep your eyes on the sky folks, as meteor fireballs are delivering an increasingly stunning and alarming show in recent years.

All this and more in our SOTT Earth Changes Summary for March 2021:


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SOTT Earth Changes Summary - February 2021: Extreme Weather, Planetary Upheaval, Meteor Fireballs

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Unusually cold temperatures and record snow continued to hit the US well into February, blanketing large parts of the territory.

Winter Storm Shirley impacted the Deep and Upland South and Ohio Valley. In Texas, main roads were blocked, more than 4 million households were without power, and as many as 10 million were left without tap water. It was the costliest natural disaster in the recorded history of the state.

Basic infrastructure was affected as it proved ill-prepared for such a sudden drop in temperatures. "Green energy" also proved to be quite useless in such emergencies with frozen wind turbines and unusable solar panels covered in snow. Is this a glimpse of what may occur in other countries?

Major power outages were also reported in Chihuahua, Mexico, as the same weather system affected northern parts of Mexico and its "green energy" output.

The storm also caused icy precipitation across the Mid-Atlantic states causing over 212,000 power outages and killing at least 12 people.

Freezing rain also left roads, power lines, and trees covered in ice in the North-Western Portland-Oregon, region, and left more than 270,000 people without power. A total of 11.1 inches of snow also fell in Seattle in the middle of the month, making it the snowiest day in Seattle in 52 years.

But the US was not the only country with rare snow and extreme cold events this February. Moscow had its heaviest snowfall in 100 years, with a month's worth of snow falling in just two days. And another snowstorm hit Crimea, forcing the closing of the Crimean Bridge for the first time.

Further south, after a period of unseasonably warm weather across the country, the cold front "Medea" brought frigid temperatures and snow to northern Greece.

A strong winter storm also battered northern Japan coastal regions, ripping off roofs, flooding homes and disrupting transport.

It should be noted that Scotland, Italy, Libya, and Kazakhstan also experienced extreme cold and snowfall this past month.

We continue to read month after month about record-breaking cold and snow, longer winters, increased precipitation, and while climate is a complex matter, and there have been anomalous record heat waves in some countries from time to time, when we consider the numbers, increasingly cold temperatures and heavier snowfalls predominate. The evidence suggests that a new ice age is settling in.

As part of this shift, weather chaos is also part of the picture. Heavy rain and floods continued to disrupt normal life around the world. Raging floods displaced 60,000 in Java Island, 30,000 in Greater Jakarta Region, and affected 90,000 in Semarang City, Indonesia.

South Wales was slammed by a month's worth of rain in 24 hours, while in France, rivers across the country burst banks as Storm Justine dumped half a month's worth of rain in 24 hours.

A 7.3-magnitude quake struck off the coast of Fukushima, Japan. The quake came nearly a decade after an earthquake and tsunami killed over 18,000 people.

One thing is sure, it's becoming increasingly clear that humans are not in control of what's going on out there.

All this and more in our SOTT Earth Changes Summary for February 2021:


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SOTT Earth Changes Summary - January 2021: Extreme Weather, Planetary Upheaval, Meteor Fireballs

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Winters are becoming harsher and lengthier, impacting basic infrastructure and crops around the world. It's clear that we are not properly prepared for the coming ice age.

The most impactful winter snowstorm in the US so far caused a rapid decrease in temperature and dumped snow from the Midwest to the Northeast, affecting hundreds of millions. More than half the US was covered in snow and some cities received up to 19 inches. The US is seeing winter storm after winter storm with no relief.

Iowa got hit by a new record snowfall this month with 19 inches dumped in Des Moines, the snowiest January for the last 130 years. Extreme snowfall also buried Texas and the Mississippi Valley, leaving 150,000 people in the dark.

15 inches of rain, floods, up to 100 inches of snow, mudslides, a massive landslide, and wildfires hit California. Again, extreme weather is disrupting the lives of millions of Californians contributing to a 'mass exodus' from the state.

Europe and Asia also experienced one of their most intense winters in recent years, with temperatures in some areas dropping as low as -46.2 degrees Celsius.

Storm Filomena hit Spain this month, producing the coldest night for at least 20 years when the temperature plunged to -25C in Molina de Aragón, and Teruel, and a record snowfall since 1971 killed half a million trees in Madrid. All this was accompanied by a supercell storm with winds of 150 km/h in Lleida, flash floods in the south, and a M4.4 earthquake in Granada. Two meteor fireballs were also recorded over Galicia and Granada.

Siberia again broke the global cold temperature record this month, with -58°C at one locality, meanwhile, Mongolia faced one of the most extreme winters on record with temperatures as low as -50 C.

South Korea got hit by the season's harshest weather as a cold wave with heavy snow and strong winds brought traffic to a stop and grounded planes. The temperature in Seoul dropped to -16.1 C, with a wind chill of -25.3 C.

Many meteor fireballs were witnessed or recorded during the day this month, while a small meteorite fell on a house in Indonesia. A sign of increased cometary activity?

Heavy rains and floods continued to hit east and southeast Asia, with millions affected. The worst flood in half a century hit Malaysia prompting the evacuation of 50,000 people, while Chennai, India recorded the highest rainfall for a January day since 1915.

All this and more in our SOTT Earth Changes Summary for January 2021:


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SOTT Earth Changes Summary - December 2020: Extreme Weather, Planetary Upheaval, Meteor Fireballs

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2020 ended with some amazing Earth Changes events, including a huge bolide that detonated above western China in late December. The largest meteor fireball event of the year, there hasn't been as spectacular an atmospheric event (caught on camera anyway) since the Chelyabinsk meteor of 2013. Additionally, there were many other meteor fireball sightings globally last month, including two seen from the US state of Idaho.

Deluges across Southeast Asia last month included nonstop downpours in Vietnam that resulted in severe flooding and killed some 280 people, with dozens more reported missing. Central Philipines is another area that has been hit by nonstop rain, and since October. Meanwhile, floodwaters in western Indonesia reached as high as 5 meters, causing widespread damage. Heavy rains and extreme flooding also hit Brazil for the second month in a row. Authorities there confirmed that at least 700 died just in Rio de Janeiro - and within one week.

Elsewhere a mammoth 700 meter-wide "quick clay slide" in Ask, Norway destroyed 30 houses, injured at least 10 people, and left 21 missing. At least 1,000 residents were evacuated from the area. This was the second such event reported this year in Norway and the largest in the area so far. The first one took place in June and ran more than 600 meters along the shore and 150 meters inland.

All this and more in our SOTT Earth Changes Summary for December 2020: