Thursday, August 31, 2017

Event Update For 2017-08-30

The seas, lakes and oceans are now pluming deadly hydrogen sulfide and suffocating methane. Hydrogen sulfide is a highly toxic water-soluble heavier-than-air gas and will accumulate in low-lying areas. Methane is slightly more buoyant than normal air and so will be all around, but will tend to contaminate our atmosphere from the top down. These gases are sickening and killing oxygen-using life all around the world, including human life, as our atmosphere is increasingly poisoned. Because both gases are highly flammable and because our entire civilization is built around fire and flammable fuels, this is leading to more fires and explosions. This is an extinction level event and will likely decimate both the biosphere and human population and it is debatable whether humankind can survive this event.

A. More fires and more explosions, especially along the coasts, but everywhere generally.
B. Many more animal die-offs, of all kinds, and especially oceanic species.
C. More multiples of people will be found dead in their homes, as if they'd dropped dead.
D. More corpses found in low-lying areas, all over the world.
E. More unusual vehicular accidents.
F. Improved unemployment numbers as people die off.

Category: Other Stories Of Interest

2017-08-30 - Two men killed by hydrogen sulfide, three more injured, at coal plant in Shippingport (Pennsylvania):

Quote: "Those closest to the work, Bachner and John Michael Gorchock, died at the scene. The others weren't at the bottom of the well when the incident happened. 'It (the gas) got to them quick and they were overcome,' Brewer said. He characterized hydrogen sulfide as a 'sewer gas.'"

2017-08-30 - Unknown 'gas odor' knocks 3 people unconscious at apartment building, 2 hospitalized, in Morrisville (North Carolina):

Quote: "Three people were knocked unconscious by a gas odor that was reported at the Bexley at Preston apartment complex in Morrisville, authorities said. The call came in at 6:15 p.m. The three regained consciousness at the scene and are in stable condition. Two have been taken to hospitals for observation, officials said."

Quote: "A Morrisville apartment building was evacuated and two people were taken to area hospitals after a 'gas odor' was reported. The Morrisville Fire/Rescue Department and a hazmat team are investigating the cause of the odor, according to the town. The town’s news release did not call it a 'gas leak.'"

2017-08-30 - 'Gas odor' hits large area in Grand Rapids (Michigan):

Quote: "No one was injured and investigators did not find any dangerous levels of natural gas."

2017-08-30 - Garbage truck leaks strong sulfur odor in coastal Los Osos (California):

Quote: "A hazmat team was called out to Los Osos Wednesday afternoon after reports of a strong sulfur smell coming from a garbage truck."

Note: When hydrogen sulfide blows in off the ocean, it settles to the ground and some will adsorb onto matter, like garbage. Open garbage bins are like pits and they'll tend to collect and concentrate a heavier-than-air gas like hydrogen sulfide. A sulfur odor just hit several coastal cities for three days north of Los Osos too, mentioned in the 2017-08-29 update. If you smell a sulfur odor on the coast nowadays, you're probably being poisoned by hydrogen sulfide, although if it smells like rotten eggs then that indicates that it's not very concentrated. If concentrated hydrogen sulfide (0.1% hydrogen sulfide in the atmosphere) hits you then you won't be alive very long to smell anything. Speaking of the garbage problem...

2017-08-30 - Two people have 'medical issue' at landfill in Surprise (Arizona):

Quote: "Crews with the Surprise Fire-Medical Department are investigating a hazardous situation at a local landfill. SFMD responded to the landfill near Deer Valley Road and 195th Avenue Wednesday afternoon and discovered two people suffering an unknown medical issue. It’s unknown if the people were taken to the hospital but they were treated at the scene, officials said. Authorities are working to determine if there was a possible irritant in the area."

2017-08-30 - Atmospheric methane levels continue rising:

2017-08-30 - Methane leaking from boreholes in the North Sea:

Quote: "Boreholes present in the North Sea could possibility constitute a significantly more important source of methane, a strong greenhouse gas, than earlier thought."

2017-08-30 - Twelve tornadoes seen in a day (!) near Sochi (Russia):

2017-08-30 - Worst monsoons in recent history kill 1,200 and displace over 40 million in India, Nepal and Bangladesh:

2017-08-30 - 'Stones of the first encounter' thought to depict Mayan-ET contact:

Quote: "Would the experts agree that these stones are conclusive evidence of a 'first encounter'? Probably not yet. Some alien remains or metallic fragments of a spaceship would do more to move the needle towards belief than yet another collection of artifacts showing beings with big heads and almond eyes. While they‘re interesting, controversial and puzzling, they’re not unequivocal proof."

Note: That first pic is pretty convincing even without alien remains or metallic fragments...

2017-08-30 - Home destroyed by explosion near Independence (Indiana), 1 injured:

Quote: "The Indiana State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a house explosion that sent one woman to the hospital near the Warren/Fountain County line. The explosion happened around 10 p.m. Wednesday on Independence Road in between Independence and Attica."

Note: This is the 250th residential explosion in 2017...

2017-08-30 - Landfill erupts in flame in Summerland (Canada):

2017-08-30 - Recycling center hit by fire just after 1 AM, 500 tons of waste burns, on Ely Road in Waterbeach (Britain):

2017-08-30 - Bonfire explodes and burns man in Holloway (Ohio):

Quote: "One man was taken to the hospital after what officials call an explosion. Emergency crews responded to a property in Holloway after a bon fire somehow exploded, burning a man on several parts of his body."

2017-08-30 - Wildfire grows to 30,000 acres near Pyramid Lake (Nevada), affecting Burning Man:

Note: Burning Man is being affected by burning, man!

2017-08-30 - Fishing ship 'Sea Valley II' bursts into flame near coastal Gabriola Island (Canada)

2017-08-30 - Boat bursts into flame in the wee hours while parked inside warehouse in coastal Mobile (Alabama):

Quote: "Mobile fire crews battled a warehouse blaze on Bellingrath Road overnight. Mobile Fire-Rescue says a boat caught fire inside a metal warehouse."

Note: These are the 793rd and 794th boats/ships to burn/explode in 2017...

2017-08-30 - Freight train bursts into flame in Brookland (Arkansas):

2017-08-30 - School bus bursts into flame on road in Burnley (Australia), 4 miles from the coast, 1 injured:

Quote: "A bus carrying school children has caught on fire in Melbourne's east on Wednesday morning, leaving a teenage girl in hospital. 42 teenagers and two adults were on the bus when it caught alight on Citylink at Burnley."

Note: This is the 137th school bus to burn in 2017, and this is the 585th bus to burn in 2017...

2017-08-30 - Passenger bus bursts into flame while parked near school in Rantoul (Illinois):

2017-08-30 - Double-decker bus bursts into flame on Clifton Drive South in coastal St. Annes-on-the-Sea (Britain), 1300 feet from the ocean:

Quote: "A double-decker bus burst into flames at the side of a road in St Annes, say fire services. The bus, which was out of service at the time, was travelling north along Clifton Drive South at around 7.50pm on August 30 when the driver realised there was a problem."

Note: These are the 586th and 587th buses to burn in 2017...

2017-08-30 - Tractor trailer bursts into flame on I-80 near Cozad (Nebraska):

2017-08-30 - Tractor trailer bursts into flame on I-64 near Simpsonville (Kentucky):

2017-08-30 - Semi tractor bursts into flame at property near Chillicothe (Missouri):

2017-08-30 - Three tractor trailers go up in flames while parked at business on Marsh Street in coastal St. John (Canada), 3200 feet from the ocean:

Quote: "City police are looking into a fire last night involving three tractor trailers at Armour Transport on Marsh Street. Fire and police responded just past 830pm and fire crews were on scene for more than three hours. The tractor-trailers were extensively damaged."

Note: These are the 1573rd, 1574th, 1575th, 1576th, 1577th and 1578th tractors/tankers/semis to burn/explode in 2017...

2017-08-30 - Garbage truck bursts into flame on street in coastal Long Beach (California):

2017-08-30 - Tar truck bursts into flame on Glenside Avenue in Berkeley Heights (New Jersey):

2017-08-30 - Dump truck bursts into flame at 11:20 PM at industrial estate in Flimby (Britain):

Quote: "Dumper truck on fire in Flimby(Allerdale) 30 Aug 2017 At 23:20 firefighters were called to a dumper truck which was on fire on Risehow Industrial Estate, Flimby. Crews, from Maryport, used a hose reel jet to tackle the fire. The crew was detained at the scene for 35 minutes."

2017-08-30 - Truck bursts into flame on the A13 near coastal Tilbury (Britain):

2017-08-30 - Burger van bursts into flame at 5:30 AM while parked in Markeaton Park in Derby (Britain):

2017-08-30 - Van bursts into flame on Avenue Terrace in York (Britain), near the River Ouse:

Quote: "Avenue Terrace, York - Time of call 18:29 Acomb fire appliance responded to a 999 caller from the driver of a transit van which had caught fire. A hosereel jet was used to extinguish a fire in the engine compartment caused by an electrical fault."

2017-08-30 - SUV bursts into flame in parking lot at business in Sycamore (Illinois):

2017-08-30 - SUV bursts into flame at home on East Water Street in Oakland (West Virginia):

2017-08-30 - Pickup truck bursts into flame on the Turner Turnpike near Stroud (Oklahoma):

2017-08-30 - Pickup truck bursts into flame on I-840 near Lebanon (Tennessee):

2017-08-30 - Car bursts into flame while parked at home, fire spreads to garage, in Henrietta Township (Michigan):

2017-08-30 - Car bursts into flame at 3:15 AM near I-10 and Hawkins Boulevard in El Paso (Texas):

2017-08-30 - Car bursts into flame, ignites brush fire, on Indian Road in Anza (California):

2017-08-30 - Car bursts into flame on Highway 63 in Boone County (Missouri):

2017-08-30 - Car bursts into flame on I-380 near Cedar Rapids (Iowa):

2017-08-30 - Car bursts into flame before 5:54 AM on the Massachusetts Turnpike near Framingham (Massachusetts):

2017-08-30 - Car bursts into flame at 5:53 AM on Lister Crescent in Ainslie (Australia):

2017-08-30 - Car bursts into flame at 6:06 AM on Wattle Place in Lyneham (Australia):

2017-08-30 - Car bursts into flame on road near Mt Hutt (New Zealand):

2017-08-30 - Car bursts into flame on street in coastal Cebu City (Philippine Islands):

2017-08-30 - Car bursts into flame on the M7 near Kildare (Ireland):

2017-08-30 - Car bursts into flame on South Road near coastal Dundee (Scotland):

2017-08-30 - Car bursts into flame on Adastral Road in coastal Poole (Britain):

2017-08-30 - Car bursts into flame on the A338 near Springbourne (Britain):

2017-08-30 - Car bursts into flame on the A38 near Newton Abbot (Britain):

2017-08-30 - Car bursts into flame at 11:28 PM on New Road in coastal Starcross (Britain):

2017-08-30 - Car bursts into flame on the M56 near Frodsham (Britain):

2017-08-30 - Vehicle bursts into flame while parked at home on Theresa Street in St. Marys (Pennsylvania):

2017-08-30 - Motorcycle bursts into flame at 12:34 AM on Mandale Road in coastal Bournemouth (Britain):

2017-08-30 - Trailer bursts into flame while being towed by pickup on street in Winnipeg (Canada):

2017-08-30 - Several classic cars and warehouse go up in flames at 1:23 AM in Bayview area in coastal San Francisco (California):

Quote: "Officials are investigating after a fire broke out inside a warehouse that houses classic cars in San Francisco's Bayview District early Wednesday morning. Crews responded to reports of the fire at 1:23 a.m. on Van Dyke Avenue and had the blaze out in 30 minutes. The owner of a car restoration shop is trying to assess the damage caused the fire. San Francisco firefighters saved the building, but not before flames burned several classic cars."

2017-08-30 - Pickup truck and home destroyed by fire near Stevens Point (WIsconsin):

Quote: "Firefighters pulled down portions of the home as they worked to put out the flames. A truck parked near the home was also destroyed in the fire."

2017-08-30 - Cars, auto parts and two buildings go up in flames near Hamby (Texas):

Quote: "A Jones County fire destroyed a metal storage building containing automotive and motorcycle parts Wednesday afternoon near Hamby."

Quote: "A second structure also caught fire as did several cars and piles of debris and weeds. "

2017-08-30 - Auto shop damaged by fire at 4 AM in Austin (Texas):

2017-08-30 - Barn destroyed by fire at 1 AM in Aplington (Iowa):

2017-08-30 - Wildfire threatens homes in Kittitas County (Washington), state of emergency declared, evacuations ensue:

2017-08-30 - Wildfire breaks out near Orting (Washington), 2 homes evacuated:

2017-08-30 - Wildfires rage in Manitoba (Canada), thousands evacuated:

2017-08-30 - Wood pellet plant destroyed by huge fire shortly after 3 AM in Ashland (Maine):

2017-08-30 - Packaging plant damaged by rooftop fire in Northampton (Massachusetts):

2017-08-30 - Market hit by massive fire after midnight, 3000+ stalls destroyed, in Ndola (Zambia):

2017-08-30 - Home heavily damaged by basement fire at 5:45 AM in Belleville (New Jersey):

2017-08-30 - Home heavily damaged by fire in Indiantown (Florida), near Lake Okeechobee:

2017-08-30 - Home under renovation heavily damaged by fire in Pearl River (Louisiana), nobody there:

2017-08-30 - Home destroyed by fire at 3 AM in Mount Morris Township (Michigan), nobody there:

2017-08-30 - Home destroyed by fire at 11:40 PM in Hall County (Georgia), nobody there:

2017-08-30 - Two homes go up in flames in Pompton Lakes (New Jersey):

2017-08-30 - Apartment building heavily damaged by fire just before 4 AM in Minneapolis (Minnesota):

2017-08-30 - High-rise hotel under renovation damaged by fire in Universal City (California), 2 injured:

2017-08-30 - Deadly fire burns home in Shreveport (Louisiana), 1 killed:

2017-08-30 - Deadly fire destroys home at 12:30 AM in Bensalem (Pennsylvania), 2 killed:

2017-08-30 - Vacant home burns at 1 AM in Natrona Heights (Pennsylvania), 1080 feet from the Allegheny River:

2017-08-30 - Vacant home burns in Muskegon Heights (Michigan):

2017-08-30 - Vacant home burns at 12:15 AM in Longview (Texas):

2017-08-30 - Vacant home burns at 1:46 AM in Whalley (Canada):

2017-08-30 - Man and woman found dead in submerged car in Otay Reservoir along Otay Lakes Road in Otay Lakes (California):

2017-08-30 - Two men in their 20s die in home in Troy (New York):

Quote: "Police are investigating after they found one man dead, another unresponsive in a Troy home. Police tell us the second man died shortly after first responders got to the scene on third street. We're told there's no obvious foul play but detectives are looking into what happened. Police say the victims are both men believed to be in their 20's."

2017-08-30 - Couple found dead at home in Scio (Oregon):

2017-08-30 - Two students, both 17, found dead in pond in Ghansoli (India):

2017-08-30 - Two children, 6 and 7, die while taking bath in pond in Amethi (India):

2017-08-30 - 42 children die in 48 hours at hospital in Gorakhpur (India), 217 children have died at this hospital in August:

2017-08-30 - Baby suddenly dies at daycare in Gresham (Oregon):

2017-08-30 - Woman found dead in swimming pool at Ivory Ridge Swim and Tennis Club in North Lehi (Utah):

2017-08-30 - Man, 42, fair worker, drops dead at the Windsor Fair in Windsor (Maine):

2017-08-30 - Man in his 20s slumps over dead in SUV near park in Bakersfield (California):

Quote: "Bakersfield police said the man's death does not appear suspicious and are currently not investigating it as a homicide."

2017-08-30 - Person found dead in the water near Point Fermin Lighthouse in coastal San Pedro (California):

2017-08-30 - Man found dead in Spring Creek in Colorado Springs (Colorado):

2017-08-30 - Man, 18, found dead in Lake Michigan at Illinois Beach State Park in Winthrop Harbor (Illinois):

2017-08-30 - Man falls off Anacostia River bridge and dies in coastal Washington DC:

2017-08-30 - Woman found dead in the Hudson River near Fort Montgomery (New York), another corpse too:

Quote: "There was also a report of a body pulled from Fishkill Creek in Glenham earlier in the evening. There were no immediate details of that incident either."

2017-08-30 - Man in his 50s found dead near the shore of Shenipset Lake in Tolland (Connecticut):

2017-08-30 - Man found dead in Jennings Randolph Lake (Maryland):

2017-08-30 - Man, 61, found dead in the Wenatchee River near Plain (Washington):

2017-08-30 - Person found dead in tent near Chena Pump Road in Fairbanks (Alaska):

2017-08-30 - Person found dead in the Elk River in Charleston (West Virginia):

2017-08-30 - Man, 71, firefighter, fights two fires then collapses and dies at Pennypacker Mills in Montgomery County (Pennsylvania):

2017-08-30 - Woman found dead in marshy area near pond in Barrie (Canada):

2017-08-30 - Woman, hospital worker, drops dead in her office at hospital in Magutuni (Kenya):

2017-08-30 - Woman has 'medical episode' and drops dead at swimming pool in coastal Camber (Britain), 1600 feet from the ocean:

Quote: "A woman has died at a popular holiday park. She was struggling poolside at the Pontins Camber Sands holiday park in New Lydd Road, Camber, this afternoon, and died at the scene. Staff performed CPR, but were unable to revive the woman. Her death is not being treated as suspicious. A Sussex Police spokesman said: 'At about midday on Wednesday, police received a report of a medical episode involving a woman at the side of a pool at Pontins Holiday Park in New Lydd Road, Camber.'"

2017-08-30 - Passenger has 'medical emergency' on passenger plane, plane makes emergency landing in Aktau (Kazakhstan):

Quote: "ASTANA. Aug 31 (Interfax-Kazakhstan) – Scat flight en route from Astana to Yerevan, made an emergency landing at the Aktau airport on Wednesday due to a medical emergency on board."

2017-08-30 - Man, 45, has 'medical issue', tractor trailer veers off road and hits trees, on I-57 near Mount Vernon (Illinois), 1 injured:

Quote: "State Police say 45 year old Roger Modglin of Mount Vernon was driving a semi pulling a box trailer when his semi left the road and hit several trees before turning over. Police say they suspect a medical issue was the cause of the crash."

2017-08-30 - Woman has 'medical emergency' at 7:15 AM, SUV hits sign, in Upper Allen Township (Pennsylvania), 1 injured:

Quote: "A medical emergency caused a Harrisburg woman to lose control and crash her SUV on Route 15 during the Wednesday morning commute, police said. Upper Allen Township police said the woman drove her Cadillac Escalade off the roadway and struck a highway sign post at the East Winding Hill Road exit around 7:15 a.m."

2017-08-30 - Man, 60, has 'medical condition, SUV veers off road, hits two homes, in Reedsburg (Wisconsin):

Quote: "According to the Reedsburg Police Department, Douglas W. King, 60, of Baraboo was driving "erratically" from the town of La Valle before he entered Reedsburg and struck the 2 houses. The investigation shows he suffered a medical condition."

2017-08-30 - Man, 50, has 'medical emergency', SUV crashes into home, in Cambridge (Canada):

Quote: "Waterloo Regional Police say the driver of the vehicle, a 50-year-old Cambridge man, was suffering from a medical emergency when the vehicle went off the roadway on McNaughton Street."

2017-08-30 - Small plane crashes at takeoff at airport in Montgomery (New York), engine failure, 1 injured:

2017-08-30 - Small plane crashes at airport in Cody (Wyoming):

2017-08-30 - Barge hits railroad bridge, fire erupts, on the Mississippi River in Vicksburg (Mississippi):

2017-08-30 - Passenger train crashes into freight train at station in Smetowo Graniczne (Poland), 21 injured:

2017-08-30 - Transit bus slams into SUV and building at 1 AM in coastal Los Angeles (California), 7 injured:

2017-08-30 - Tractor trailer overturns at 1:30 AM, bursts into flame, in Columbus (Ohio):

2017-08-30 - Tractor trailer veers off road and overturns on I-80 near Ashland (Nebraska), 1 killed:

Quote: "The NSP is investigating whether a medical episode might've contributed to the crash."

2017-08-30 - Tractor trailer overturns on street in Surprise (Arizona):

2017-08-30 - Tractor crashes into building in North Platte (Nebraska):

Quote: "According to a witness, the driver of the tractor lost control while leveling a yard at C and Chestnut streets, possibly due to a medical issue."

2017-08-30 - SUV veers off road at 6:45 AM, hits pole, near New Castle (Delaware), 1 killed:

2017-08-30 - SUV veers off road at 3 AM, overturns, bursts into flame, on the island of St. Lucia, 1 killed, 1 injured:

2017-08-30 - Car veers over centerline, hits semi head-on, on I-45 near Seagoville (Texas), 2 killed:

2017-08-30 - Car overturns, bursts into flame, ignites brush fire, on I-80 in Sparks (Nevada):

2017-08-30 - Car veers off road, crashes into dry creek bed, bursts into flame, in Roseburg (Oregon), 1 killed:

2017-08-30 - Car veers off road, crashes into bridge abutment, in Salem (Oregon), 1 killed:

2017-08-30 - Vehicle overturns, bursts into flame, ignites brush fire, on Highway 166 east of Santa Maria (California):

2017-08-30 - Naked man, 34, strangles girlfriend, runs around screaming about the devil, in coastal Bronx (New York):

Quote: "A naked man caught running down a Bronx street screaming about the devil strangled his estranged girlfriend before stuffing a set of rosary beads into her mouth as she lay on the ground dying, police sources said Wednesday."

2017-08-30 - Naked man in his 20s acts strangely, causes property damage at campus in Dodge City (Kansas):

Quote: "Police in Dodge City say they have arrested a naked man who was damaging property at the local community college. The police department said on Facebook that they received calls Tuesday about a man in town who was acting strangely. 'We also saw a post on social media concerning his vehicle driving erratically.' Officers located the man but were not able to establish probable cause for any crimes. On Wednesday, officers were called to the Dodge City Community College to the report of the same man who was naked. 'It was reported that the male was acting strange and throwing trash around the parking lot,' Dodge City police said. 'When officers arrived they were able to locate him near the cafeteria still completely nude. When the male was located he was damaging property and later began throwing items at officers.' The man in his 20s was tased and arrested. He was later charged with assault on a law enforcement officer, criminal damage, disorderly conduct and public nudity."

2017-08-30 - Naked man abandons children, runs through Liberty Park, gets captured, in Spokane (Washington):

Quote: "Police quickly found the children, and began searching for the parents. They received a report from a few hours earlier of a naked man running through Liberty Park that might be the father. Spokane County's Air1 helicopter unit helped with the search, and police were able to find the man near Altamont and I-90, where they confirmed he was the father of the children. The man was dehydrated and confused and was taken to a local hospital. Officers were able to ensure the children were safe."

2017-08-30 - Man, 31, strips off clothes at 1:20 AM and runs down street screaming, in Sand Lake (Michigan):

Quote: "At approximately 1:20AM, on Thursday, August 30, 2017, the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office responded to a suspicious person complaint which led to the arrest of a Sand Lake man on several charges. The initial report received was of a male running down the street, screaming and taking his clothes off. The Sheriff’s Deputy responded and spotted the male, later identified as David Nichols, 31-years-old, of Sand Lake."

2017-08-30 - Bridges and roads failing in and around Houston (Texas):

2017-08-30 - Three-story building collapses in coastal Lagos (Nigeria):

2017-08-30 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in Costa Mesa (California), near the coast:

2017-08-30 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, homes flood, in Toronto (Canada):

2017-08-30 - Woman, 26, has medical problem on ship near coastal Unalaska (Alaska), medevac'd off:

Quote: "A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, forward deployed on the Coast Guard Cutter 'Sherman', medevaced a 26-year-old woman from the 'Seattle Enterprise' 140 miles northwest of Unalaska on Aug 29, 2017. Coast Guard 17 District Command Center watchstanders received a request from Health Force Partners in Seattle stating the woman was experiencing chest pressure."

2017-08-30 - Man has 'medical episode' and falls inside grain elevator in Lincoln (Nebraska):

Quote: "Firefighters had to rescue a worker trapped up more than 100 feet inside a southwest Lincoln grain elevator on Tuesday morning. It happened at 940 Calvert, where the worker had a medical episode and fell."

2017-08-30 - Methane from tundra, ocean floor didn’t spike during previous natural warming period:

Note: Irrelevant to us, since what we're experiencing isn't something like the last natural warming period. What we're experiencing is a repeat of the Permian-Triassic extinction event. Once cities start getting gassed out of existence or wiped out by firestorms then that will be significantly more obvious. Not that it isn't already plenty obvious enough...

2017-08-30 - Estimated 30,000 to 40,000 homes destroyed in Texas by Hurricane Harvey, Harvey hits Louisiana, heads north:

Quote: "Thousands of people likely remain stranded, and an estimated 30,000 to 40,000 homes have been destroyed in the Houston area as Hurricane Harvey, now a tropical depression, continues to batter the Gulf Coast with torrential rains, flooding and strong winds, Harris County Judge Ed Emmett said. Harvey made its third landfall, just west of Cameron, Louisiana, Wednesday at 4 a.m. CDT, with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph, according to the National Weather Service."

2017-08-30 - Port Arthur residents go into survival mode in Texas as flooding isolates the city, homes burning too:

Quote: "Jefferson County Sheriff Zena Stephens told KFDM county resources can't reach Port Arthur due to the flooding -- and some residents have gone into 'survival mode.' 'We're getting 911 and rescue calls but there's nothing we can do,' Stephens said."

Quote: "We're also getting calls about house fires in Port Arthur."

2017-08-30 - Polluted Superfund sites threaten to contaminate floodwaters in Houston (Texas):

2017-08-30 - Flooding causes large oil and wastewater leaks in DeWitt County (Texas):

Quote: "Flooding caused by Harvey has toppled two oil storage tanks in southern Texas, releasing about 30,000 gallons of crude oil, authorities said Wednesday. The spills in DeWitt County were reported by Burlington Resources Oil and Gas. They included a a 16,170-gallon (385 barrels) oil leak near the town of Westhoff and a 13,272-gallon (316 barrels) spill near Hochheim, around 150 miles west of Houston. It remained unclear if any of the leaked oil was recovered. There was also reportedly an 8,500-gallon (200 barrels) spill of wastewater."

2017-08-30 - Hurricane Harvey nuclear dangers not over:

2017-08-30 - Hurricane Harvey has shattered the rainfall record for the continental United States:

2017-08-30 - Repeatedly over the past 15 years, the Texas legislature refused to pass any plan to adapt to climate change:

Note: That's because they don't believe in climate change. However, to quote Philip K. Dick, 'Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.' Good luck staying alive AND rejecting reality, cuz I don't see how that works...

2017-08-30 - The water-holding capacity of air increases 7 percent for every 1°C warming:

2017-08-30 - Caspian Sea evaporating away as temps rise:

2017-08-30 - How climate change could turn US real estate prices upside down:

2017-08-30 - EPA taps climate change doubter to lead Midwest office:

2017-08-30 - Danger zones declared around Volcano Ambrym in Vanuatu:

2017-08-30 - Shallow magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes in the ocean near Guam:

2017-08-30 - 26,290 earthquakes recorded for Turkey in first 7 months of 2017, most seismic activity in 15 years:

2017-08-30 - Hailstorm pounds the Chapman Valley (Australia):

2017-08-30 - Meteor lights up the sky over northern New Zealand:

2017-08-30 - Gasoline hits 2-year high as Harvey shuts biggest US refinery:

2017-08-30 - Cummins releases image of prototype electric semi tractor:


  1. Good morning Jonny (and any and all others reading here). Your blog would be an archive for posterity, if there was a posterity.

    New stuff burning include a tar truck (it's a wonder those sloppy, smelly vehicles towing tar heating trailers don't go up in flames more often), used in both roofing and road work.

    More and more medical incidents popping up, and lots of people dropping dead all over the place. All kinds of accidents caused by people veering one way or another, crashing into all kinds of stuff and causing death and destruction keep happening steadily.

    So here we are, Sept. 1st - a month predicted to be "interesting" in many ways (most of them "not good") - economic, environmental, space related and political (to name a few).

    [let's begin with a recap]

    Grave new dangers emerge in Harvey’s wake

    Texas localities had reported by Thursday that more than 93,000 homes suffered damage, including nearly 7,000 that were destroyed by Harvey, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety report. But that preliminary estimate does not include figures from heavily populated Houston and other cities that were hit hard by flooding, such as Port Arthur and Beaumont. The real number is likely to be far higher once authorities are able to assess areas that are currently unreachable. [more]

    Hurricane Harvey Aftermath: 100,000 Homes Destroyed, A Million Vehicles Ruined And Bottled Water Being Sold For $99 A Case

    [now I understand why a guy had an entire shopping cart filled with cases of bottled water at a store I was in yesterday . . ]

    It is now being estimated that the total amount of economic damage caused by Hurricane Harvey will be somewhere in the neighborhood of 190 billion dollars.  It is a disaster unlike anything that we have ever seen before in all of U.S. history, and federal officials are already admitting that they are literally going to be dealing with the aftermath of this storm for “years”.  At this point, more than 100,000 homes have been destroyed, “up to one million vehicles” have been ruined, and many retailers have already been caught engaging in extreme price gouging.  But this could be just the beginning, because this storm has already rendered many areas along the Gulf coast “uninhabitable” for an extended period of time, and as you will see at the end of this article another hurricane may be arriving early next month. [more]

    Hurricane Harvey aftermath - 08/31/2017

    Hurricane Harvey: 1.7m Texans out of their homes

    Hurricane Harvey has forced 779,000 Texans to evacuate their homes, while another 980,000 have fled voluntarily, with swollen reservoirs and rivers bringing new flooding. [more]

    [continued below]

  2. Pilots report UFO sightings over Delhi airport every month, hundreds of reports over past two years

    Friday, 1 September 2017
    Hurricane Irma update - evening 08/31/2017
    "Hurricane Irma continues to strengthen much faster than pretty much any computer model predicted as of yesterday or even this morning"

    Irma Turning Into Monster Hurricane: "Highest Windspeed Forecasts I've Ever Seen"

    Venezuela nears default after US imposes sanctions on economy

    [Thanks for all your help, assholes!]

    Australian mean maximum temperatures were the highest of any winter on record
    High winter temperatures in Australia

    [While SOTT wants to post articles on "gaining" Artic sea ice, due to a lull in the on-going melting, they fail to even MENTION any of the many heat anomalies across the globe in their agenda driven "journalism."]

    US nuclear bombers drop bombs near North Korea border

    ON THE BRINK: US Nuclear Bombers Drop Payload on Kim’s Doorstep

    The United States concluded its massive military drill with South Korea with an epic show of force on Thursday, using Nuclear capable bombers to hit targets along the North Korean border in response to Kim Jong Un’s recent missile test. [more]

    Another typhoon has Hong Kong in its sights

    Third major storm in two weeks due to hit Hong Kong by Sunday, weather officials say

    [last piece below]

  3. The Looming Consequences of Breathing Mold
    Flooding means health issues that unfold for years

    Authorities have cited thirty known deaths as of Tuesday night, while 13,000 people have been rescued

    Submerging a city means introducing a new ecosystem of fungal growth that will change the health of the population in ways we are only beginning to understand. The same infrastructure and geography that have kept this water from dissipating created a uniquely prolonged period for fungal overgrowth to take hold, which can mean health effects that can bear out over years and lifetimes. [more]

    There is enough sulfur dioxide stored at the Arkema plant in Crosby, TX that if released could potentially kill 1 million people within one hour. In Akema's report to the EPA the sulfur dioxide would spread 24 miles in one hour. Within that 24 miles live 1 million people.
    Arkema warned chemical could endanger 1 million
    [see also this embedded article]
    REVEALED: Burning Houston chemical plant successfully lobbied Trump to strike down safety rules
    [but of course they won't be responsible or accountable for "an act of God" like this storm . ..]

    [remember Robin is in NZ, which is way ahead of us, so his CAT 2 is now CAT 3 - big article including 2 videos on Irma]
    Hurricane Irma gathering strength quickly

    Cat 2 Irma Rapidly Intensifying in Eastern Atlantic; Big Long-Range Questions

    At least 1,200 dead across India, Nepal, and Bangladesh as troops struggled to reach dozens of people trapped after a building collapsed in Mumbai

    [Harvey is proving to be an Atomic Environmental Bomb (TM by me if it isn't already taken) that will be shown to emit a different type of "radiation" - one that pervades multiple layers and extends beyond the physical (i'll develop this later, but I know Jonny will probably be right there with even more aspects of this idea)]

    The Gulf Coast faces an evolving public health crisis in the wake of Hurricane Harvey that's likely to unfold over months or even years. Health officials are concerned about everything from immediate injuries and exposure to germs and toxic chemicals to more insidious and long-term threats, including mold in the walls of flooded homes and mental health problems. [more; they mention at the end mosquitos and disease, but doesn't even MENTION the attendant "gases" that will be noticed "just cropping up eva-where"]

    In Georgia’s Peach Orchards, Warm Winters Raise Specter of Climate Change

    Three generations of Robert Lee Dickeys faced a failed crop after an unusually warm winter. They talk about it as weather rather than climate change. [more; notes a LACK of CHILL hours (crickets from mini-Ice Age/Grand Solar Minimum SOTT)]

  4. A million totaled vehicles - I can smell the scrap metal fires already!

  5. A lot of them will be taken for scrap and re-furbished - dried out, vacuumed, maybe new upholstery (doubtful), tuned up, maybe painted and RESOLD on the web, in auctions and picked up by unsuspecting buyers. Mold will harbor there too.

    Lightning strikes kill 7, critically injure 6 others, 11 cattle fatalities also reported in Odisha, India

    News Links, September 1, 2017
    Rice Farmer

    Disney/ABC TV Group Cost Cuts And Layoffs Loom

    Six global banks join forces to create digital currency

    US forces closure of Russia's San Francisco consulate, 2 other diplomatic properties

    Jared Kushner's Mideast Peace Push Is Going Nowhere. That's Why Israelis Love It.

    U.S. releases oil from strategic reserves in response to Harvey

    Australia should add nuclear to the clean energy mix: Minerals Council
    Talk about cognitive dissonance! What's "clean" about generating tons of deadly radioactive waste? -- RF [EXACTLY!]

    The U.S. Backs Off Nuclear Power. Georgia Wants to Keep Building Reactors.

    OPEC Oil Output Slips From 2017 High On Renewed Libyan Outages

    Police Say Zoo Animals Were Stolen To Be Eaten As Food Shortage Crisis Worsens (Venezuela)
    Don't laugh. -- RF

    New Antibiotic-Resistant Superbug May Be Deadly To Healthy People

    Fentanyl is fueling a new overdose crisis. Here's what you need to know about the deadly opioid.

    High obesity rates in United States remain steadily high

    Crosby, Texas, Chemical Plant Explodes Twice, Arkema Group Says

    Future Hurricanes Will Be Worse Than Harvey

    Hurricane Harvey: Connecting the dots between climate change and more extreme events

    Hurricane Irma Upgraded To Category 3, Barreling Straight Toward The East Coast

    Google Has Become a Major Threat to Democracy in America

    465,000 Patients Need Software Updates for Their Hackable Pacemakers, FDA SaysHundreds of millions of private email addresses leaked onto internet in biggest spambot dump ever

    Is the CIA Writing Legislation for the U.S. Congress?

    New Evidence Reveals Comey Exonerated Hillary Before Key Witness Interviews

    The Real 'Fake News' Crisis

    Debris to be removed from side of Fukushima reactors

    Group: Water plan to remove Fukushima fuel 'not viable'

    Bad debts still mount at China's big four banks

    One in three sick notes are for mental health problems, 'alarming' report shows 
    One in three "sick notes" handed out by GPs are now for mental health problems, amid soaring levels of anxiety across Britain, official figures show.

    Fracking in North Yorkshire to begin 'before end of year'

    Gasoline Shortages Loom On East Coast As Colonial Pipeline Shuts Down

    U.S. Gasoline Futures Hit 25-Month High

    'Easy money' made selling Army weapons stolen by US soldiers
    More than $1 million in weapons parts and sensitive military equipment was stolen out of Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and sold in a vast black market, some of it to foreign buyers through eBay, according to testimony at a federal trial this week.
    Sounds like some banana republic. -- RF

    Hurricane Harvey flooding affects at least $23 billion of properties in Galveston, Harris counties

    Before Harvey, Houston Sought Funding to Mitigate Floods — But Congress Refused

    So, California Is Considering Taxing Drinking Water

    Pending Home Sales Down Again: NAR Blames "Staggering Lack of Inventory"

    Wells Fargo uncovers more fake accounts in drawn-out scandal

    Love of Coastal Living Is Draining U.S. Disaster Funds [oh bullshit! What about all those years of tornado damage and now wildfires without any problems on the coasts?]

    Hurricane Harvey Damage Cost to Reach $160 Billion, More Than Sandy & Katrina

    Real Personal Spending Disappoints In July, Savings Rate Tumbles To Lowest Since Dec 2016

    This grim map shows all the places working-class Americans can't afford to live

  6. Hi Tom and Jonny, thanks for reporting on Harvey and's certainly getting bleak. I have stopped visiting any other site for "what's happening" out there as my computer time has been limited and.....I have a dumb tiny mobile which is my normal way of connecting and makes commenting difficult.(3" x 2" screen, keyboard sucks) took me over two years of reading then re reading the JJFH before I ever even commented anyway.
    Facing one's own mortality isn't something homo sapiens in this culture does very well........
    So, here's to knowing that the shit's been hitting the shit on the fan for some time....~Fran