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Moving to higher ground: Flooding along the US' coastal areas is fueling a mass migration inland

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Comment: The following article is awash in global warming hysteria and its predicted catastrophes. Just remember when reading this that although sea levels have been slightly rising, that trend may be reversing. Ice is now growing at both poles (except for areas such as West Antarctica, where undersea volcanoes are providing a heat source) and scientists have noted that the earth is undergoing a major cooling event; many are warning that we are facing an impending ice age. Yes, coastal areas are flooding (and so are other areas). These 'once in a lifetime' floods that are becoming increasingly common along with other extreme weather patterns have nothing to do with rising CO2 levels or man-made global warming, but are part of a natural cyclical pattern. For a much more comprehensive explanation of these changes, read Earth Changes and the Human-Cosmic Connection - a review can be found here.


After her house flooded for the third year in a row, Elizabeth Boineau was ready to flee. She packed her possessions into dozens of boxes, tried not to think of the mold and mildew-covered furniture and retreated to a second-floor condo that should be beyond the reach of pounding rains and swelling seas.

Boineau is leaving behind a handsome, early 20th-century house in Charleston, South Carolina, the shutters painted in the city's eponymous shade of deep green. Last year, after Hurricane Irma introduced 8in of water into a home Boineau was still patching up from the last flood, local authorities agreed this historic slice of Charleston could be torn down.

"I was sloshing through the water with my puppy dog, debris was everywhere," she said. "I feel completely sunken. It would cost me around $500,000 to raise the house, demolish the first floor. I'm going to rent a place instead, on higher ground."

Millions of Americans will confront similarly hard choices as climate change conjures up brutal storms, flooding rains, receding coastlines and punishing heat. Many are already opting to shift to less perilous areas of the same city, or to havens in other states. Whole towns from Alaska to Louisiana are looking to relocate, in their entirety, to safer ground.

Comment: People might want to consider moving away from low-lying coastal areas due to the threat of extreme storms, but as mentioned above there is no evidence to suggest that 'global warming' is behind these weather patterns. Extremes of both heat and cold have been witnessed and are all part of a natural process that cannot be halted by ludicrous schemes to reduce greenhouse gasses.


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Ice Age Farmer Report: "End of the World?" - 'Deep adaptation' vs Grand Solar Minimum

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Media screams IT'S THE END OF THE WORLD! (...but only for alarmists!) "Deep Adaptation" incorporates Agenda 21 + GSM preparedness -- can you see through their ruse?

Denmark announces worst crop yields in 100 years as global temperatures continue their decline.

Christian picks apart the alarmist fear mongering -- the world is not ending. BUT IT IS CHANGING...and so must you.


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Cloud Precipitation

Flash floods in Dubrovnik, Croatia after record rainfall - 10 inches in 3 hours

Floods in Dubrovnik

Flood in Dubrovnik
A storm brought record rainfall and flooding to the historic city of Dubrovnik in Croatia on 02 October, 2018.

According to Croatian public broadcaster HRT, 259.2 mm of rain fell between 05:00 and 08:00 local time, 02 October. This is the highest ever amount recorded in a single day in the country.

Flooding appeared to be minor, although did cause some damage to buildings and a number of roads had to be closed. State Administration for Protection and Rescue (DUZS) said that by around 22:00, teams had carried out 68 interventions for pumping flood water and clearing debris around the city. DUZS said the worst problems for traffic were around entrances to the Old Town and in the Gruž neighbourhood further north. Much of the flood water has since receded.


Cloud Precipitation

USA and Mexico - Evacuations and rescues after flooding, rain from storm Rosa

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The remnants of Hurricane Rosa brought heavy rain and flooding to parts of Mexico and Arizona USA from 01 October 2018.

Hurricane Rosa formed in the East Pacific and reached Category 4 status at its peak. Rosa then weakened and was downgraded to a tropical storm and later a tropical depression.

Mexico

In Mexico, heavy rainfall was reported in the northern states of Sonora and Baja California, where authorities declared an emergency in the municipalities of Ensenada and Mexicali.

Severe flooding was reported in San Felipe in Baja California after around 100 mm of rain fell on 01 October. Some areas of Sonora recorded between 70 and 100 mm of rain in 2 days to 01 October. One person reportedly died in flood waters from an overflowing river in Caborca, Sonora state.

Cloud Precipitation

Tropical Storm Kirk causes flooding, damage in eastern Caribbean countries

Flooding reported in the Prince Town region.

Flooding reported in the Prince Town region, Trinidad
Tropical Storm Kirk has been wreaking havoc on several Caribbean countries causing flooding and disruption to telecommunication services.

There have been reports of heavy showers and thunderstorms in St. Lucia, Dominica, Trinidad and Tobago as well as St. Vincent and Grenadines and Barbados.

However, the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) has not received any adverse reports with regards to life and property.

Ronald Jackson, head of CDEMA, said he anticipates that there will be at least damage to infrastructure including roadways, based on reports from the affected countries.


Cloud Precipitation

6-year-old swept away by flood waters in Jamaica

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The police have now recovered the body of six-year-old Dajahne Pennant of Oliver Gardens, May Pen, Clarendon who died yesterday after being swept away by flood waters in the Mount Claire area of Clarendon.

Heavy rains yesterday dumped huge amounts of water on the town leaving streets and cars inundated.

The May Pen Police say about 3:00 p.m., Dejahne was on the way home with a 13-year-old cousin.

They reportedly attempted to cross a flooded channel and were swept away by the water.

The teen managed to pull herself from the water, however, Dejahne was swept further downstream by the strong current.


Cloud Precipitation

Flash floods leave 4 dead, dozens displaced in Uruguay

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Severe weather in Uruguay over the last few days has left 4 people dead, 1 injured and dozens displaced.

The country's disaster management authority, Sistema Nacional de Emergencias (SINAE), reported that intense rain and storms from 29 September, 2018, caused damage to homes, and downed power lines and trees. Almost 50,000 people were left without power. Roads were blocked or damage, including 7 national highways. Some water courses overflowed as a result of the heavy rain.

Four people died in Rivera when their vehicle was swept away by the overflowing La Calera stream near Minas de Corrales. A further 4 passengers survived.

SINAE reported that at least 42 people had evacuated their homes across 4 departments of Cerro Largo (15 evacuated), Salto (11), Tacuarembó (8) and Treinta y Tres (8).


Cloud Precipitation

'Catastrophic' floods rising on Amazon River, say scientists

Flooding near Manaus, Brazil 2009. NASA image created by Jesse Allen, using EO-1 ALI data provided courtesy of the NASA EO-1 Team

Flooding near Manaus, Brazil 2009. NASA image created by Jesse Allen, using EO-1 ALI data provided courtesy of the NASA EO-1 Team
Severe flooding on the Amazon has increased amid changing weather patterns, and is harming the health and incomes of people living along the world's biggest river, scientists said.

Analysing more than 100 years of records measuring Amazon River levels in the port of Manaus in Brazil, they found extreme floods that occurred roughly once every 20 years in the first part of last century are now happening about every four years.

"There are catastrophic effects on the lives of the people as the drinking water gets flooded, and the houses get completely destroyed," said Jonathan Barichivich, environmental scientist at the Universidad Austral de Chile.

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Deadly landslide triggered by heavy rain in Cebu Province, Philippines kills at least 63 - UPDATE

Landslide in Naga City, Cebu Philippines,
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Landslide in Naga City, Cebu Philippines, September 2018.
At least 20 people have died after a massive landslide near Naga City, Cebu Province, Central Visayas Region, central Philippines.

The landslide struck in Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan, on 20 September after a period of heavy rain. At least 14 houses have been severely damaged. The affected area is estimated to be around five-hectares.

Search and rescue teams have been deployed to the area. According to the latest available figures from Naga City government, at least 9 people have been rescued from the landslide but as many as 50 may still be missing.

The landslide occurred in or close to a cement quarry. The Philippines Department of Social Welfare and Development said that areas around the quarry have been evacuated, with at least 427 families displaced.


Comment: Update: ABS- CBN on 26th September reports:




Cloud Precipitation

Flash floods in Vargas, Venezuela leave 2 dead

Floods Tachira, Venezuela, September 2018
© Venezuela Civil Protection
Floods Tachira, Venezuela, September 2018.
Flooding in the state of Vargas in Venezuela has cause severe material damage and left at least 2 people dead.

Torrential rain hit areas of the state on 25 September, 2018. Local media reported that, although the rain lasted just a few hours in La Guaira it was enough to turn the city's streets into rivers. La Guaira, the capital city of the state of Vargas, is situated about 15 km north of Caracas and is the country's main port. Flooding was also reported in neighbouring Maiquetía.

Images on Social Media showed the devastation caused by the fast-flowing flood waters, which were strong enough to drag vehicles through the streets of La Guaira.