Saturday, 27 August 2016

2 months rain in one day makes Iowa the latest state in America to declare an emergency as our planet is showing signs of birth pangs


Photo www.nytimes.com Iowa floods
  • Disorder and distress incident's are leading us to a major social change
  • Difficult to deny our planet is creaking under the strain as extreme weather has become the new norm
  • This summer has shown a big increase in heat waves, fires, floods, storms, drought and it is getting worse by the month

On 25 August Iowa Governor Terry E. Branstad issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for Allamakee, Clayton, Fayette, Howard and Winneshiek counties in response to recent severe storms and flash flooding.
Original report:
Over 8 inches (200 mm) which is double the average amount for August, of rain fell in parts of northern Iowa between 23 and 24 August, causing flooding and increasing rivers to record levels. Local officials report that one man died in Chickasaw County after his car was swept off the road by waters from the swollen Little Turkey River.
Parts of Winneshiek County have also been affected, including Spillville, Decorah, Fort Atkinson and Freeport. Some evacuations were carried out in Decorah and Fort Atkinson Trailer Park was also evacuated. Schools and roads have been closed in the area.
The news comes as America’s attention has been alerted to what is being described as rain bombs and thousand year floods after it was revealed 110,000 homes were damaged by floods in Louisiana earlier this month.
Our planet is creaking under the strain
Earlier this month July was declared the hottest month on record for the globe for the 15th consecutive month as records continue to tumble
If June was unprecedented and undeniable with it becoming the 14 consecutive month of record heat for the globe, July chips in with the 15th consecutive month of record heat as the planet buckles from planet change...
As heat waves, fires, floods, storms, drought continued to hit the headlines in July, Kuwait tied the world’s highest known temperature at 129.2 degrees (54 Celsius) at the end of July, while one month's rain fell in two hours and destroyed Ellicott City maine street in Maryland killing two, along with 40 dead from lightning strikes in Odisha, India, 50 people dead or missing from landslides in Nepal.
More than one years rain fell in less than a day in China, killing 225 with a further 225,000 trapped. A deadly Texas heat wave killed four, while heat waves in Europe climbed above 40C, 105F.
A new record, as ten thousand lightning flashes lit up Hong Kong's night sky in July, hundreds killed in torrential rains in India.. the records just kept tumbling.

KDR Media Chaser Steve Yezek captured footage of flooding from the Osage, Decorah, and Freeport Iowa areas where 4-6 inches of rain fell on 8/24/16.

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