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  • Flood Legends from the Americas, Part 1: Continental United States

    05/05/2021 11:04:18 AM PDT · by fishtank · 9 replies
    Answers in Genesis ^ | 4-13-2021 | Nick Liguori
    Flood Legends from the Americas, Part 1: Continental United States by Nick Liguori on April 13, 2021 Do you know who the original inhabitants of the United States were? They are known as the First Nations peoples, and they include many tribes spread across this vast land—including the Cherokee, Navajo, Lakota, Delaware, Spokane, Apache, and so many more tribes. Did you know that all of these tribes had historical traditions describing the great flood recorded in Genesis? Remarkably, traditions of this global flood have been among over 120 tribes from the continental United States—to say nothing of the rest of...
  • Homes and roads are flooding in parts of Nashville and other areas of Tennessee as powerful storms roll through

    03/28/2021 12:42:18 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 26 replies
    edition.cnn.com ^ | March 28, 2021 | Alta Spells and Christina Maxouris
    Parts of Tennessee, including Nashville, were under a flash flood emergency early Sunday morning as a powerful storm system rolled through the region -- with reports of people clinging to trees to avoid the rising water. "Major flash flooding is occurring with numerous roads, interstates, and homes flooded with water rescues ongoing," the National Weather Service in Nashville said. "Please stay home and do not travel." The service said there were multiple water rescues ongoing across southern Nashville and there were "people clinging to trees."
  • Gunnison's Black Canyon: The Flood Solves Mysterious Missing Time

    02/26/2021 10:51:24 AM PST · by fishtank · 22 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | 2-26-21 | Brian Thomas, Ph.D., and Tim Clarey, Ph.D.
    Gunnison's Black Canyon: The Flood Solves Mysterious Missing Time 2-26-2021 Brian Thomas, Ph.D., and Tim Clarey, Ph.D. The Gunnison River winds westward from the Colorado Rocky Mountains through dry and dramatic landscapes. Morning sunlight enlivens Colorado’s tallest cliff, the stunning Painted Wall, found in Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park (Figure 1). Lookout points along the park’s south rim road permit people to peer down into the deep canyon where birds fly far below and the Gunnison River roars in the distant depths (Figure 2). But Black Canyon does more than drop jaws. It conceals mysteries, including supposedly lost...
  • Flooding Threatens China’s Bitcoin Miners, Chinese Billionaire Says 'Three Gorges Dam Collapse Imminent'

    01/12/2021 2:49:28 AM PST · by Norski · 54 replies
    Bitcoin News ^ | January 12, 2021 | Staff
    This week cryptocurrency enthusiasts are still focused on the severe flooding in China during the 2020 monsoon season. The flooding has already displaced millions of Chinese citizens and skeptics are concerned about the vast number of bitcoin miners located in the Sichuan province. The landlocked province in Southwest China, Sichuan is located upstream of the Three Gorges Dam. During the last two months, the 2020 monsoon season ravaged the region. Reports note that by the end of June, flooding from the rainy season has displaced 744,000 Chinese residents stemming from 26 provinces. The latest reports highlight that 54 million citizens...
  • Multiple O.C. restaurants stay open for in-person dining, defying Gov. Newsom’s COVID-19 orders (Good!)

    12/14/2020 11:46:40 AM PST · by Vendome · 16 replies
    KTLA5 ^ | 12/14/2020 | Megan Telles
    Multiple Orange County restaurants are staying open for in-person dining in defiance of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s orders that’s meant to stop the rapid spread of the coronavirus and avoid a flood of patients into hospitals. Some businesses, including Brewery X in Anaheim and Oak & Coal in Costa Mesa, are sharing a letter that begins: “We, as responsible small business owners and operators, do herby declare our intention to protest the current stay at home order and to maintain our safety standards of service as set by county and state health guidelines.” “We stand with the other small businesses who...
  • How the rocks fit the Flood. Shaun Doyle talks to Tim Clarey about his research career in Flood geology.

    10/20/2020 12:22:24 PM PDT · by fishtank · 5 replies
    Creation Ministries International ^ | 10-20-2020 | Shaun Doyle
    How the rocks fit the Flood. Shaun Doyle talks to Tim Clarey about his research career in Flood geology. by Shaun Doyle 10-20-2020 Geologist Dr Timothy Clarey is a Research Associate and Geologist at the Institute for Creation Research (ICR) in Dallas, Texas. He earned a B.S. in geology summa cum laude, an M.S. in geology from the University of Wyoming, and an M.S. in hydrogeology and a Ph.D. in geology (1996) from Western Michigan University. Spending nearly 10 years in the oil exploration industry and 17 years in academia gave Tim a unique perspective for his work at ICR,...
  • Hurricane Delta now Category 4, roars at Mexico’s Yucatan

    10/06/2020 10:45:35 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 9 replies
    Border Report ^ | Oct 6, 2020 | LUIS ANDRÉS HENAO and GABRIEL ALCOCER, Associated Press
    Hurricane Delta rapidly intensified into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 hurricane with 130 mph (215 kmh) winds Tuesday on a course to hammer southeastern Mexico and then continue on to the U.S. Gulf coast this week. The worst of the immediate impact was expected along the resort-studded northeastern tip of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, where hurricane conditions were expected Tuesday night and landfall early Wednesday. From Tulum to Cancun, tourism-dependent communities still being soaked Tuesday by the remnants of Tropical Storm Gamma could bear the brunt of the storm... Mexico began evacuating tourists and residents from coastal areas along its Riviera...
  • Origin of Tectonic Plates Best Explained by the Flood

    09/25/2020 3:17:10 PM PDT · by fishtank · 56 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | 9-21-2020 | Tim Clarey, PhD
    Origin of Tectonic Plates Best Explained by the Flood BY TIM CLAREY, PH.D. * | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2020 A new study published in Nature Communications claims to have figured out how the tectonic plates may have originated.1 It’s been over 50 years since the theory of plate tectonics became an accepted idea in the scientific community. But, secular scientists are still struggling to explain both the origin of the continental crust and the tectonic plates.2 Earth is unique in our solar system because it is the only planet with tectonic plates. As far as we know, it may be...
  • Water levels at China's Three Gorges near maximum after flooding rains

    08/21/2020 7:36:21 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 93 replies
    Reuters ^ | 21 Aug 2020 | David Stanway
    Water levels at China’s giant Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze river are inching closer to their maximum after torrential rains raised inflows to a record high, official data showed on Friday. With 75,000 cubic metres per second of water flowing in from the Yangtze river on Thursday, the reservoir’s depths reached 165.6 metres by Friday morning, up more than 2 metres overnight and almost 20 metres higher than the official warning level. The maximum designed depth of China’s largest reservoir is 175 metres. Authorities raised the discharge volume to a record 48,800 cubic metres per second on Thursday to...
  • Deep Water Coals Discovery Supports Flood

    08/17/2020 8:25:01 AM PDT · by fishtank · 19 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | 7-31-2020 | Tim Clarey
    Deep Water Coals Discovery Supports Flood BY TIM CLAREY, PH.D. * | FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2020 Recent geological discoveries are defying standard uniformitarian explanations. First there was the massive Whopper Sand found in the deep water of the Gulf of Mexico.1 Then there was the dinosaur bone washed 70 miles offshore and buried 1.5 miles deep.2 And now researchers have come across another startling discovery—coal beds hidden far beneath the South China Sea.3 Geologist Peter Lunt reviewed recent oil well drilling data in an area in the South China Sea known as North Luconia, about 175 miles off the coast...
  • Why China’s catastrophic floods will barely dent its economy

    08/09/2020 7:49:33 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 23 replies
    Fortune Mag ^ | GRADY MCGREGOR
    The flooding, which started to recede in late July, inflicted the worst natural disaster in a decade on a country still recovering from the pandemic. At least 158 people have died or gone missing and 4 million have evacuated their homes. But so far, it has not dealt a knockout blow to the economy. In fact, Li Yao, a fellow at the East Asia Institute at the National University of Singapore, estimates in preliminary research that the 2020 flood will shave 0.17% from China's 2020 GDP, far less damage than in previous crises. “It should not be hard for China...
  • Locals scramble to higher ground as world's largest dam faces mounting pressure

    07/29/2020 8:04:13 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 243 replies
    9News (Australia) ^ | Jul 29, 2020 | Inga Neilsen
    People in cities along China's Yangtze River, already swamped with water, are now scrambling to shore up embankments as the world's largest dam faces fast mounting flood pressure... The Three Gorges Dam spans the Yangtze, Asia's longest river, which has become a raging torrent with storm water pouring into the reservoir of the dam at 60 million litres per second on Monday night. On Tuesday morning, dam operator the China Three Gorges Group said water flow into the reservoir fluctuated between 50 million and 60 million litres per second. And the peak flow has not eased, adding more than ten...
  • In pictures: Torrential rains pummel China

    07/24/2020 6:43:48 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 79 replies
    Nikkei Asian Review (TOKYO) ^ | JULY 25, 2020 | YUKI KOHARA
    Relentless heavy rains that began pummeling China last month is flooding more areas along the Yangtze River and causing anxiety further along the 2.3-km Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydroelectric power plant. Already, 40 million people have been uprooted. Now, the dam 300 km west of Wuhan is threatening to burst and flood the first city to be hammered by the novel coronavirus. More than 400 rivers have overflowed and authorities estimate the economic toll has already reached 64.4 billion yuan ($9.2 billion).
  • China's Huaihe River flood response raised to highest

    07/21/2020 7:02:27 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 8 replies
    shine.cn ^ | 7-21-20 | Xinhua
    The Huaihe River Commission of the Ministry of Water Resources on Monday raised the emergency response for flood control to Level I, the highest of the four-tier emergency response system, due to the grim flood situation. The water level at the Wangjiaba hydrological station on the main course of the Huaihe River had risen to 29.66 meters by 6:36am Monday , exceeding the guaranteed level of 29.3 meters, according to the commission located in the city of Bengbu, east China’s Anhui Province. The guaranteed water level refers to the upper limit of the water level that ensures the safety of...
  • China Blasts a Dam to Relieve Pressure from Raging Flood Waters

    07/20/2020 9:15:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 07/20/2020 | Joe Hoft
    Millions have been displaced in China due to recent flooding in the country. Now today China blasted a dam to relieve pressure from the floods. Today far-left Yahoo News reported: State broadcaster CCTV reported the dam on the Chuhe River in Anhui province was destroyed with explosives early Sunday morning, after which the water level was expected to drop by 70 centimeters (more than 2 feet).Blasting dams and embankments to discharge water was an extreme response employed during ChinaÂ’s worst floods in recent years in 1998, when more than 2,000 people died and almost 3 million homes were destroyed....
  • China flooding: 14 killed at Three Gorges Dam on Yangtze River as water peaks

    07/18/2020 7:01:15 PM PDT · by bitt · 53 replies
    fox news ^ | 7/18/2020 | frank miles
    At least 14 people were killed Saturday in southern China because of seasonal rains and flooding. Three floodgates of the Three Gorges Dam that spans the Yangtze River were opened as the water level behind the massive dam rose more than 50 feet above flood level, the state-run Xinhua News Agency reported. The dam was holding back about 45 percent of the water, Xinhua said, citing China Three Gorges Corp. Upstream, 11 people had been killed in Chongqing as of Saturday morning, China National Emergency Broadcasting said in an online report, citing the municipal emergency agency. More than 20,000 people...
  • China on highest flood alert as 38m people evacuated

    07/13/2020 7:38:51 PM PDT · by bitt · 183 replies
    asia.nikkei.com ^ | 7/13/2020 | CK TAN, Nikkei staff writer
    The Three Gorges Dam discharging floodwaters caused by continuous rainstorm in Yichang city in central China's Hubei province on July 2. Despite reassurances by the government, residents along China's rivers are increasingly worried that the mitigation capabilities of the Three Gorges Dam might fail after heavy rains lashed parts of the country. Some 141 people are already missing or dead, and nearly 38 million people have been evacuated since alerts were triggered in June about the flooding of 433 rivers nationwide, the country's flood control authorities said on Monday. President Xi Jinping is making the "greatest effort" in rescue and...
  • Disasters Rage Across China, Affecting Tens of Millions

    07/07/2020 6:31:53 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 07/07/2020 | Eva Fu
    China, still grappling with the CCP virus pandemic, has been hit with wave after wave of natural disasters across the country. Weeks of torrential rainfall caused some of the worst floodings in decades, wreaking havoc in 26 provinces across central and southern China and disrupting the lives of more than 19 million, according to authorities. In recent weeks, hailstorms and earthquakes also struck parts of the country. Swarming locusts and animal-borne diseases were but the latest of the country’s woes. Close to 50 million Chinese have suffered from some form of natural catastrophe in the first half of 2020, according...
  • China floods threaten collapse of world's largest dam: The Three Gorges Dam

    07/07/2020 7:47:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 80 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/07/2020 | Chriss Street
    The China Meteorological Administration issued a "No. 1 Flood" warning as a second month of rain and earthquakes risks collapse of Three Gorges Dam and the safety of 400 million.   Southern China in June suffered its worst flooding since 1940 with the overflowing of 250 rivers impacting 15 million residents and causing at least 121 people dead or missing.  The world's largest hydroelectric dam, the 1.4-mile-wide and 630-foot-high Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtse River with a 5-trillion-gallon capacity, fully opened its seven massive outlets to begin discharging a record 28 acre-feet per second. But after thirty-one days of rain, a record 16.8 inches falling between...
  • Widespread, severe flooding forces over 200,000 from their homes in southern China

    06/23/2020 6:27:11 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    MSN ^ | 06/23/2020 | Maura Kelly
    It's been a disastrous start to the wet season in southern China as rounds of flooding rain and thunderstorms continue to track across the region. Multiple deaths and a massive evacuation for hundreds of thousands of people are being blamed on the persistent deluge. Heavy flooding rainfall tracked across southern China last week and over the weekend. Guizhou, Hunan and Guangxi provinces as well as Chongqing municipality were, and continue to be, some of the hardest hit provinces. The downpours turned streets into rivers and flooded buildings in parts of Chongqing on Sunday. More than 30,000 people have been affected...