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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Theodore White's Global Astrology Returns > The Cardinal Climax Years: 2018-2020 > Pluto's Maximum Reaches Earth's Ecliptic > Frequent Earthquakes & Storms As Planetary Shifts Cause Major Geophysical & Geopolitical Events Ahead > What It Means To You


The Cardinal Climax Years

Pluto Maximum Arrives at the Earth's Ecliptic
Great Planetary Shifts & Shocks Ahead

Pluto Maximum at Ecliptic 
Major Geophysical & Geopolitical Events Ahead
Guard Against Frequent Earthquakes & Storms

Forecast by 
Theodore White, mundane Astrolog.sci 

Those who have been following my global forecasts over the last 10 years already know that I have termed this present decade 'The Cardinal Crisis Decade.'

I also have forecasted that the last years, 2018, 2019 and 2020 - of this decade are 'The Cardinal Climax Years.'

That is because the major outer planets Jupiter, Saturn and Pluto will begin a new series of conjunctions in the cardinal earth sign of tropical Capricorn and among the skies of sidereal Sagittarius, close to the Galactic Center.

The 'cardinal climax years' close the doors on the period of 2000-2020 and open an entirely new era that will mark the next 36 years.

In late October 2018, a series of planetary shifts will be underway that signal we are entering a new and historic era.

It is my assessment that if you are reading this then you are also on the cusp of a new era in your lives according to these world transits as many populations in many nations will be powerfully impacted by the events in these cardinal climax years.

A very important planetary event is about to take place in October 2018 which confirms it all.

The outermost transpersonal planet, Pluto, already among the degrees of tropical mid-Capricorn and sidereal Sagittarius will land on the Earth's orbital ecliptic at 0-degrees south latitude October 24, 2018.

There are planetary transits that occur through the span from October 24-31 during the full moon week that sees the transiting Moon conjoined to Uranus at 1-degree tropical Taurus. 

These configurations indicate crisis-like political events gaining headlines beginning with the October 24th Full Moon. The geophysical events will see the Sun, Moon and planets sparking frequent and sometimes large magnitude earthquakes and aftershocks in various regions worldwide into November 2018.

The Pluto Maximum

Back in August of 2010, transiting Pluto closed within 5-degrees orb of the ecliptic and so began an 18-year maximum which enters a peak period from October 2018 when Pluto reaches 0-degrees of the ecliptic plane of the planets of our solar system.

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Click on chart to enlarge: The Pluto Maximum takes place during the Full Moon of October 24, 2018 as transiting Saturn in Capricorn rises here in a chart for Washington D.C.  Two days later, Venus reaches inferior conjunction to begin a new 'morning star' phase. These planetary transits signal major earthquakes and storms taking place around the world.

The span of time from late October 2018 to May 2028 features a ten-year span of intense transpersonal, social and geopolitical events in the lives of the entire world.

Look for negative events and headlines connected to a economic, cultural and political nature as the planetary configurations associated with the October 24-31, 2018 span of time is afflicted.

This includes geophysical events that merge with the new climate of global cooling, featuring torrential rains and greater floods along with increased seismic activity.

It is by means of Mundane Astrology that we look at the economic, social and political events along with geophysical that affects the lives of tens of millions of people worldwide. 

The trends include transformation of what it means to be human in the 21st century and the challenges to civilization against outdated methods and means in favor of new methods to solve outstanding and unresolved problems that have existed for decades. 

The last Pluto Maximum extended from the First World War ongoing in 1916 to the start of the Second World War in 1939-1940. 

That maximum included Pluto’s discovery by the astronomer Clyde Tombaugh in 1930 as Pluto was crossing its own north planetary node in tropical Cancer at the intersect of the Pluto’s maximum and the ecliptic in 1931, just after Tombaugh’s discovery of the dwarf outer planet. 

A 'node' is an abstract point in space that marks the intersection of the motion of a planet when it crosses the ecliptic. 

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When a planet rises above the ecliptic it forms its ascending or north node. 

When the planet transits below the ecliptic, it meets the descending or south node.

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Transits of Earth, that is, when Earth is directly between Pluto and the Sun at opposition, occur only when Pluto is near the line of nodes around the time of opposition. 

Because Pluto’s orbital period is nearly 250 years in length, nodal crossings are very rare, and as Pluto’s orbit is eccentric, these crossings occur in 87-88 and 161-year intervals.

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The planetary nodes of Pluto are presently on the Cancer/Capricorn axis with the North Node at 18-21-degrees tropical Cancer and the South Node at 17-21 degrees tropical Capricorn. 

These nodes move very slowly (at one-arc second per day) but at this time in 2018 Pluto is nearing a conjunction to its own South Node in Capricorn, where transiting Saturn is heading along with its own South Node, also in Capricorn, within the zodiacal sign Saturn rules. 

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The interactions of the planets Jupiter, Saturn and Pluto with their own planetary nodes signals the start of great national and international events ahead just as transiting Saturn orbits within conjunction of Pluto and its own nodes at 21-degrees Cancer/Capricorn (N-S) moving very slowly at one arc-second per day.

In 2018-2019, Pluto will be conjunct its own south node, at the very degree where the Uranus-Neptune conjunctions in tropical Capricorn in 1993. 

Saturn’s own north node is from 16-29 degrees Capricorn and this is where transiting Pluto is now touching on, in Saturn’s own domicile. 

Pluto reached opposition on July 12, 2018 and is now primed to cross the ecliptic of Earth’s orbital plane at its own descending node on October 24, 2018. 

That date is also a full Moon which is conjoined to Uranus at 0-1 degree tropical Taurus. 

Along with Pluto’s Maximum to the ecliptic along with the full moon then Venus’ inferior conjunction on October 26, 2018 continues the theme of major geophysical and geopolitical changes that will extend into early November 2018 when the transiting Moon’s Nodes shift onto the Cancer-Capricorn axis with Jupiter then making ingress into tropical Sagittarius. 

The themes of cultural, economic, geophysical and political events will see headlines throughout October, November and December 2018 and the major events to come will extend into 2019. 

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The south planetary nodes of the planets Jupiter, Saturn, and Pluto are all in tropical Capricorn signifying great times as all three planets will meet in conjunction in 2019 and 2020.

The influences and effects are transpersonal on a wide scale affecting the entire planet and all the nations, populations and their governments in all sectors – cultural, economic, social and political.

What is happening is that the problems of the present and near future are being forced into resolution, like it or not.

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Jupiter’s transit calls for discernment and judgment of the times by Saturn’s rulership as planetary lord as Pluto itself calls for transformation of civilization by the rise and fall of governments in order for a new world to emerge. 

Jupiter’s nodes require positive and cooperative contact among society through its business, cultural, social, political and religious institutions. 

Saturn’s nodes speak to the planet’s need for crystallization and cohesion of structures, primarily institutions that serve humanity and its requirements for survival. 

Pluto’s nodes strike through the fraternization of humanity, either by positive collective forces and institutions, or by evil secret criminal organizations and/or groups and unions of groups connected by deep generational and transpersonal bonds.

In 2018, Pluto is coming off a conjunction with Jupiter's own south node as Pluto begins to conjoin its own planetary south node in 2019 where Saturn will conjoin as well along with the world’s transiting Lunar Nodes also on the Cancer/Capricorn axis. 

The American Revolutionary War chart from 1776 has Pluto on its own south node and this also points to the return of Pluto in solar year 2022 to that same space of zodiacal sky for the United States. 

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Moreover, in late 2019 Pluto is going to reach and conjoin the Galactic Center - the point around which our whole galaxy, the Milky Way turns.

It was discovered in February 1974, when the North Lunar Node was at 27-degrees Sagittarius.

Click on graphic to enlarge: The Milky Way Galactic Center with various nebulae, including the recognizable dark horse. The planet Saturn is visible Saturn as well. The complex astronomical radio source in 'Sagittarius-A' appears to be located almost exactly at the Galactic Center and contains an intense compact radio that coincides with a supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way. 

The conjunctions of Jupiter, Saturn and Pluto, along with transits by Mars in 2020 also mean that a significant series of geophysical and geopolitical events are coming for many nations in 2019, 2020 and 2021. 

What I can surmise from these planetary conjunctions among one another along with contact with the South Nodes of Saturn and Pluto is that the world is entering a dangerous time where society demands change from governments they feel are not in tune with the needs of the public. 

The esoteric astrologer Dane Rudhyar surmised that because the planetary nodes refer to a point at which a planet’s orbit intersects the ecliptic, and as the ecliptic is the apparent path of the Sun’s movement from the perspective of the Earth, contacts with the nodes symbolize a critical factor in the meaning of the planet as it impacts the nature of life on Earth:

“This intersection and the nodes it produces symbolize the fundamental relationship between a planet and the Earth considered as two components in the solar system. 

The relationship has significance in terms of this solar system as a vast cosmic field of dynamic existence.

When, therefore, we apply it to the chart of an individual human being it should be evident that what this relationship - and therefore the planetary north and south nodes - mean in that chart should be referred to the most basic factors in that individual person, that is, factors that are inherent in the essential destiny of the individual. 

They are factors which reach deeper than the natural bio-psychic functions which planets normally represent in a birth-chart - just because the planet as a moving small disc of light in the sky is something that the personal consciousness can normally perceive while the entire orbit of that planet is a cosmic fact which transcends sense-perception.” 

‘MAJOR EVENTS: 2018-2020’

Frequent Earthquakes & Storms 

In the short-range, from October 24 through to early November 2018, there will be frequent seismic activity across the globe as Pluto reaches the ecliptic plane just as the Sun, Earth, Moon, Venus and Uranus line up for the full moon week beginning Wednesday, October 24, 2018.

These celestial line-ups can and do affect the atmosphere as well as to spark major seismic activity.

I urge those to be aware of the threat of earthquakes in this period of time as it calls for emergency preparedness - especially along the Ring of Fire.

The major events of 2018 to 2020 will feature a wide-range of geophysical and geopolitic headlines that are influenced by the transits of Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and Pluto.

From extreme weather to earthquakes, to cultural, generational, economic, social and political crisis - the challenges will force great changes to take place across the spectrum of human activity as the new decade of the 2020s gets underway.

On January 11, 2019, when Pluto is in conjunction with the Sun, from Pluto’s perspective, the Sun will occult planet Earth. Then, on July 14, 2019, at the Pluto opposition, the Earth will pass a bit north of the Sun.

In January 2020, Saturn and Pluto will meet in a new global conjunction, ending the influence of their previous conjunction of 1982.

During 2020, that will be followed by three (3) Jupiter-Pluto conjunctions in tropical Capricorn before mid-December 2020, when Jupiter and Saturn conjoin to complete the inauguration of the new era of the decade of the 2020s.

These transits call on the historic era I have forecasted for years as the ‘cardinal crisis decade’ of the Twenty-Tens and the ‘cardinal climax years’ of 2019 and 2020 highlighting major cultural, economic, demographic, generational, political, geophysical and religious changes just ahead. 

The Sun’s Grand Minimum will soon get underway and in this new climate of global cooling we are entering a mini-ice age as the Earth becomes cloudier, wetter and cooler. 

The weather of global cooling will last into the early 2050s, and so it is incumbent upon anyone reading this to think long and hard before moving to coastlines which will suffer great damage from frequent storms. 

My major concern is also torrential rains and floods under which is going to mark the years and decades ahead in the climate of global cooling. 

Most regions worldwide at mid-latitudes will be powerfully affected by the extreme weather – both rural and urban.

Moreover, the geophysical effects on Earth include increases frequent seismic activity of larger magnitude earthquakes along the Ring of Fire and other regions prone to seismic activity.

According to my calculations, the strong planetary transits of October 24, 2018 into early November 2018 relative to the Earth calls for populations to use caution and prudence and to be ready for large magnitude earthquakes.

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It is my advice that if you live along the Ring of Fire which surrounds the Pacific Ocean to be mindful of larger magnitude earthquakes and volcanic eruptions from now through to the year 2029.

The period beginning October 24, 2018 into early November 2018 is especially concerning, so be on guard and have your emergency plans quickly updated and ready for earthquakes.

There is nowhere to run or hide from the natural astronomic causes of the Sun and planetary transits. Rather, it is vital to prepare so that you not simply survive, but also thrive. 

All populations are affected. It is important to understand that these are historic times which open the true start of the 21st century. The outdated methodologies of the past are waning and a new era is waxing to its start. 

Under the influences of these planetary transits – especially the transpersonal transit of Pluto to the Earth’s ecliptic plane, means that it is time for those interested in progress to be helpful in group activity and cooperation for worthy causes. 

However, Pluto’s influence also have a subtle side that influences some people that they are being helpful when in fact limiting the expressions of others unduly. 

The geopolitical conflicts range from populations demanding changes in their governmental institutions and political structures as the generational and demographic shifts expand in the 2020s.

Unusual discrimination is necessary in these planetary times in late 2018 going into 2019 and the 2020s to avoid contact with negative individuals, people, groups and associations which attempt to coerce others into criminal and dysfunctional activity. 

For many, these planetary transits will make it easier to see the coercion, however, mind that with Pluto’s transpersonal and subtle effects that the finer senses are very helpful to determine if others are trying to lead you astray. 

Working with the transits of this era calls on you to learn where these planets fall in your nativity and secondary progressions. 

Most people do not know that they are now on the precipice of great personal, domestic and professional changes that will define their lives in the 2020s, 2030s and 2040s.

Pluto reaching the ecliptic plane is a siren call to wake up to the emerging new era which Saturn also serves as the new planetary lord for the next three decades.

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The trend of thoughts under Saturn are those that look on the darker side of things in life. Saturn's planetary vibrations within our solar system are received by the thought cells of populations.

Saturn's rays are heavy, self-center, morose and lack in buoyancy and flexibility. They tend to impart to the stellar thought cells feelings that cause people to attract loss, responsibility and loss.

The mysterious fixed hexagon on Saturn's north pole that has shocked and awed astronomers since the 1980s.

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As Saturn's vibrations are negative at the source, therefore it is important to safeguard one's interests by positive action and not fear which is required to battle the angst-filled atmospheric influences of this stormy, cold and wet planet.

Saturn's imprint means populations worldwide will see increased cloudiness, darker skies, less sunlight and more extreme conditions according to its influences on climate and weather.

The influences of Saturn can be so insistent and present that it weighs down the personality of individuals and groups of people that no special effort is needed to cause people to associate with other thoughts and feelings that may have to be cultivated.

At this juncture in world history, it is best to take a step back in your lives at this point and reassess your aspirations, goals and plans for the future just ahead by strategizing how you want to get from point A to points B and C as the new decade of the 2020s dawns.

To discover how these major world transits will affect your birth chart, transits and progressions in 2019 and into the 2020s send your birthday, time of birth (if known) and place of birth by email to me - - to order an advanced astrological reading.

~ Theodore White, Astrolog.sci

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Worldwide Change Ahead >> Global Cooling 2017 to 2053 >> More Clouds, Less Sunlight, Torrential Rains, Great Floods, Heavy Snowfall & Colder Temperatures >> Asia, Europe, Russia, North & South America Greatly Impacted

Global Cooling: 2017 - 2053

'More Clouds, Less Sunlight, Torrential Rains, Great Floods, Heavy Snowfall & Colder Temperatures

Europe, Russia, Asia, North & South America Greatly Impacted

Global Forecast by
Theodore White, astromet.Sci

If you are reading this then you will come to understand that the world is on the cusp of an historic change.

This change will greatly alter how you live and work over the next three decades - beginning later this year.

As summer matures throughout the northern hemisphere, it is important to remember that just around the corner a powerful new climate regime is about to begin - global cooling.

As a astronomic forecaster, I began my study of advanced forecasting by learning to forecast the climate and weather. I clearly came to understand that our planet, the Earth, lives in space and it is from outer space where all of our weather and climate conditions originate.

Consider this,

In 2016, recorded cold temperatures over land cooled a record 1.2 degrees Celsius - another trend to global cooling.

What we are witnessing is what I have always said, and that is that it is the Sun that causes warming, cooling and extreme weather events.

When I made my forecast for the arrival of global cooling to begin in mid-December 2017, I did so based on my astronomic calculations relative to the Barycenter, the Sun and modulation by the planets, especially Jupiter and Saturn.

I determined that the thermodynamic ultraviolet and total solar irradiance of the Sun as solar cycle #24 neared its end would occur faster in 2017 before the Sun began solar cycle #25, which is the start of its Grand Minimum.

By calculating the motion of the center of our solar system called the Barycenter, along with the activity and condition of the Sun and the modulations of the planets, I am able to forecast advanced climate and weather months, years and decades into the future.

The center of our solar system is actually the Barycenter. The Sun, Earth and all the planets of our solar system orbit around the Barycenter. It is a center of mass of every object in the solar system combined. The Sun moves as the planets tug on it, causing the Sun to orbit the solar system's Barycenter. The Sun never strays too far from Barycenter; which is often outside the photosphere of the Sun, but never outside the Sun's corona. Each year, the barycenter changes position.

The fact that there are less sunspots with spotless days increasing shows that the Sun's magnetic activity is flatlining as I had previously forecasted.

The effects have already been seen in this decade with snowfall occurring in arid and semi-arid regions of the planet along with wetter conditions featuring torrential rains and resulting floods that are the mark of the advent of global cooling.

This trend was easily seen during 2016-2017 with snow falling in one of the hottest regions on the planet - the Sahara Desert.

For years, I had been warning that arid and semi-arid regions would see the trending of the Sun's coming quiescent phase lead to a general cooling of the atmosphere along with wetter conditions usually not seen in these regions of the world.

All world regions will feel the change in climate - especially Europe, Russia and Asia. 

If you live on the European continent, or in Russia, or Asia, it is incumbent upon you to begin to make immediate plans to survive global cooling and the extreme weather that it brings.

In regions of the world, such as the North Atlantic Ocean, there's been a very clear cooling trend there since 2007.

It is also part of my climate forecast that global cloud cover will increase dramatically going into the 2020s.

Low level clouds developing

The formation of clouds always occurs on a much smaller scale than can be represented by the grid size used by climatologists and their conventional computer climate models. 

That's because clouds often occur in several layers above each other. This adds to the difficulty of computer modelling global cloud cover correctly and accurately. 

Observe in the graphic photo below how the physical complexity of cloud processes and the small scale of individual clouds that is compared to the size of a climate model computer grid. 

You see, cloud formation occurs on fractions of a millimetre, but conventional world climate models operate with a grid size of 50-100 km.

Cloud formation processes take place on fractions of a millimetre, but conventional climate models operate with a grid size of 50-100 km.
Clouds have a net cooling effect on the Earth's climate and everyone is about to see much more low cloud coverage over the course of all the seasons on Earth into the near future. 

Many people are unaware that the Earth's highly variable climate and weather is forced from outer space, for that is where our planet lives - in space.

And it is also in space where galactic cosmic rays exist. 

These rays are actually atomic particles that penetrate our solar system from outside of the Sun's protective heliosphere.

They come from supernova remnants left over by exploded stars and play a major part in climate change.

Cosmic rays and their particles ionizes the air in the Earth's upper atmosphere and form aerosols which grow into cloud condensation nuclei. 

The nuclei is required for water droplets to condense and create low-altitude clouds. They exert a strong cooling effect. What I am saying is that cosmic rays promote major cloud formation that reduces sunshine on the Earth's surface.

Low level clouds will increase greatly in the climate of global cooling

The rises and falls of cosmic ray fluxes increase global cloudiness and so can can significantly lower or raise the world’s mean temperature.

Extreme low cloud coverage cools the Earth, increases precipitation to the point of torrential rains and is the cause of floods - a mark of the unfavorable climate of global cooling.

Clouds reflect and shade with a high reflectivity, depending on water droplet size, cloud thickness and the zenith angle of the Sun. 

High clouds tend to warm the troposphere, but low clouds have a cooling effect.

Low clouds are found up to 2,000 m altitude and include stratus types that are often seen as dense and grey. When stratus clouds contact the surface, it is called fog. 

Several kinds of low clouds form where cold air masses are displacing warmer air masses as a cold front which then brings heavy rain and snowfall.

It will change the lives of everyone worldwide and there is no escape.


What each and every single individual on Earth will experience, beginning in late 2017 - and lasting until the early 2050s - will alter their view of the world as they know it.

For it is the variations of the Sun's ultraviolet rays and solar irradiance that is the prime force that determines the Earth's climate and its weather.

The main cause of the deadly cold weather during previous global cooling era, or ice ages, was reductions in the Sun's ultraviolet radiance.

A 'spotless' quiescent Sun with no sunspots.

It is the Sun that is the cause of global warming, global cooling and everything else in between.

The planets modulate the Sun's ultraviolet rays, and all the indications - every single last one of them which I have calculated - point to one thing and that is global cooling.

It is coming for certain and I have been warning anyone who will listen to the truth of the entire matter of  what constitutes climate change on Earth.

The La Nina of 2021-2022

As global cooling officially arrives in mid-December 2017, the years going into the early 2020s will see a major ENSO - first a moderate El Nino featuring torrential rains, which will be followed by a powerful cold phase, known as La Nina.

That La Nina will make the northern hemispheric winter of 2021-22 and spring of 2022 brutally wet, cold, snowy and icy seasons.

I have forecasted that the winter of 2021-2022 in the northern hemisphere will be historically wet and cold - lasting from November 2021 to June 2022.

The climate change to global cooling will be abrupt, as it gets colder far faster than it can warm, and as we go into the year 2020 the pundits will be at a total loss to explain how the cooler seasons and colder temperatures are happening so quickly.

Remember that those pundits, those who have gone on and on for years blaming humanity for 'global warming,' will not be there to help you during the three decade long plus era of global cooling. 

Already the Antarctic is gearing up for global cooling, and in the Arctic, since 2010, the jet streams have begun their shift from a east/west flow to one that is becoming increasingly north to south.

That is the reason for the polar vortices that are going to become ever more frequent and common as fierce cold temperatures plunges down into the mid-latitudes and further south.


By the end of the first La Nina of the global cooling era, there will be far fewer loud mouths going on and on about how humans are 'warming' the planet as many people will pray for warmer temperatures - but that warmth will not arrive. 

Rather, it will get wetter and colder - all through the 2020s, the 2030s and the 2040s. 

By the late 2020s, when it will have become obvious to all but the truly dense that global cooling is indeed the climate in effect, the world you know will be a  very different place than it is right now.


The mark of the climate of global cooling will be the increase in low level clouds, first over the world's oceans and populated lands from torrential rains that result in great floods.

I cannot stress enough that few regions of the world will escape the torrential rains and floods which is caused by the Sun's quiescent phase and the climate of global cooling.

The extreme increase of low level clouds worldwide will see a marked and very significant rise in heavy rains and resulting flash floods in urban centers - with torrential rains and major flooding in more rural and semi-urban regions of the globe.

Torrential rains from the increase in low-level clouds I've predicted is a mark of the weather of global cooling. I urge everyone who reads my forecasts to make serious preparations for the great floods to come.

For instance, consider the recent events throughout the world as proof of what I have been forecasting:

Torrential rain in Japan's southwestern region July 5-6, 2017 caused thousands of people to be evacuated from their homes. It brought flooding, landslides and a trail of destruction to the area.

At least two people have been killed and many others missing in huge floods that surged through southern Japan.

Authorities ordered hundreds of thousands of people to run for their lives.

Right on cue, what is being called 'unprecedented torrential rain' has caused rivers to burst their banks, sweeping away roads and houses, and destroying schools.

Thousands of soldiers and others were scrambling today to reach people cut off by torrents of swirling water or threatened by landslides, and had rescued 250 people, the government said.

Japanese soldiers rescue an elderly man in Asakura were among thousands of police officers and troops deployed to Kyushu on July 6-7, 2017.

“We are in an extremely serious situation,” Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso said July 6, 2017. He warned of the danger of collapsing hillsides and added that "many people are still missing."

More than 50 centimetres (20 inches) of rain deluged parts of Kyushu, the southernmost of Japan’s four main islands, over 12 hours on July 6th, the meteorological agency said.

The torrential rains and flood havoc throughout Asia - Japan, China, Bangladesh and India - is symptomatic of the transition to the climate of global cooling.

In June and July, devastating flooding in parts of Bangladesh has affected some 900,000 people and displaced thousands of families.

According to a senior government official, authorities have already rushed disaster response teams to carry out rescue work, distribute relief materials and supervise centres where nearly 2,000 families have taken shelter.

"Some 900,000 people are affected due to floods in three districts," Mr Kamal said July 6, 2017. He said the affected districts were Sylhet and Moulvibazar in north-eastern Bangladesh and Cox's Bazar in the south-east.

The plight of millions of people in Bangladesh, crisscrossed by more than 230 rivers, mounts every year as the low-lying country experiences seasonal floods almost annually.

The floods triggered by heavy seasonal rains and an onrush of water from hills across the Indian borders have caused widespread damage to homes, crops, roads and highways across vast areas of the country.

The authorities have evacuated residents of hundreds of villages to higher ground in the districts that are prone to torrential rains between June and September.

Meanwhile, in India, The death toll from worsening monsoon floods in India's Assam state has hit 18 with hundreds of thousands in makeshift camps and no let-up in the deluge, officials said yesterday.

"Monsoons are still ongoing. There are fresh developments every hour," Mr Rajib Prakash Barua, a senior Assam State Disaster Management Authority official, told AFP as he confirmed the latest death July 6, 2017.

The monsoons started in the north-eastern state in April, said Mr Barua, speaking from the state's main city, Guwahati. "One person died yesterday, taking the overall death toll in the last week to five. Most people died either because of flooding or electrocution."

Officials say about 395,000 people have so far been affected in 863 villages across Assam's 15 districts.

Many people have moved to makeshift camps set up by the authorities on higher ground. Back in late June 2017, two Italian councils declared a state of emergency while others reported extreme floods, hailstorms and damage to infrastructure over the weekend across northern Italy.

A teenage boy is missing after being dragged away by strong currents in the Adda River.

Torrential rains, storms, hailstorms and strong winds were felt across northern Italy over the weekend, forcing the closure of roads and creating substantial damage to infrastructure.

Urban centres such as Milan and Bergamo experienced thunderstorms all weekend while two towns, Enego and Vittorio Veneto, have already declared a state of emergency.

A 13-year-old boy of Moroccan nationality has been declared missing after he was washed away by strong currents in the Adda river - a tributary to the Po, Italy's largest river - in the municipality of Lodi, near Milan.

The flood follows a week of record high temperatures and extreme weather conditions across Italy.

The storms across northern Italy follow a week in which whole areas of the south were placed on red alert, the highest warning for extreme weather conditions.

In some areas of Catania, more than 200 millimetres of rain fell in less than 24 hours one day in June 2017.

Cars were swept off the road and at least one person was reported dead. Four earthquakes also struck the central Italian region of l'Aquila midway in June.

In Bolzano, which sits at the feet of the Alps, temperatures summer temperatures spiked to 38 celsius just before 64 millimetres of rain fell in just a few hours.

Fire fighters responded to 120 emergencies in Bolzano alone, according to La Repubblica.

In Catania, the heel of the archipelago's boot-like shape and the other end of Italy, families in some parts were evacuated as a precaution last week.

The rains have seen rivers overflow and flood throughout northern regions, from Piedmont to Veneto and Lombardy.

Hailstorms destroyed camping grounds, garages and homes in the northeast.

According to an Italian farmers association, the torrential rains have also affected the annual prosecco harvest - with entire vineyards completely destroyed. 

A spokesman said that 'hail grains like ping pong balls' had fallen all weekend.

I cannot stress strong enough that few regions of the world will escape the torrential rains and floods to come under the new climate regime of global cooling.

The extreme increase of low level clouds worldwide will see a marked and very significant rise in heavy rains and resulting flash floods in urban centers, with torrential rains and major flooding in more rural and semi-urban regions of the globe.

Consider that in early June even Florida suffered from days of constant heavy rains. The torrential rains that struck parts of South Florida on June 7, 2017 caused flash floods which left motorists stranded in streets.

Then, on the other side of the world in late June into early July 2017 several days of torrential rains triggered massive floods and landslides in many parts of south China, forcing the evacuation of more than 450,000 people.

Over 3,000 rescuers are searching for 93 persons still buried under rocks and mud by a landslide in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

The landslide engulfed 62 homes in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in the Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture of Aba Saturday morning, June 24, 2017, blocking a two kilometer section of river and burying 1,600 meters of road.

Ten people have been confirmed dead and 15 people had been taken off the list of missing as they were not in Xinmo village when the disaster struck, said Xu Zhiwen, deputy chief of Aba prefecture.

Only three people from one family were rescued hours after the landslide. The chance of survival for the missing ones is slim, rescuers said.

Rain-triggered disasters have also left at least 22 people dead and six missing in provinces of Jiangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Yunnan and Anhui.

In Jianxi, heavy rain affected 1.8 million people and forced 270,000 people to be relocated to safe places in 47 counties and districts, the provincial flood control authorities said.

Flash floods and landslides have left six people dead and three others missing in Jiangxi.

In Guizhou, nine people were killed and two remained missing after torrential rain pounded the region over the past few days.

Heavy rain also damaged 35,418 hectares of crops and inflicted a direct economic loss of 610 million yuan (89 million U.S. dollars.)

In Hunan, 151,900 people were evacuated and 642 small and medium-sized reservoirs overflowed in wake of the largest rainfall this year. Three people of a family in Luxi County of Hunan were found dead in a landslide.

The water in 14 rivers along the Yangtze River valley has risen above warning levels and heavy rains in the coming few days could further raise the water level in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River, the Changjiang Water Resources Commission said.

I have been warning everyone to prepare for the advent of global cooling and its weather because lives literally depend on being prepared.


The entire planet will be affected by global cooling as the Sun enters its Grand Minimum cycle. The seasons of fall, winter and spring will be colder and wetter in many regions, while drought will become more common in other regions that suffer from ground soil that remains colder and lacking in nutrients.

Summer seasons will also be cool and dry in some regions with more cloud cover and heavier precipitation in other regions. Flood and drought can also co-exist.

Expect warmer temperatures to be pushed further into late August and September, rather than in June and July and early August. 

The American Midwest, May 2017

Blasting storms in winter and spring will mean much more snow and ice storms - this will make the winter seasons longer (six months) as opposed to the usual three months.

During spring thaws the combination of melting snow and ice along with the arrival of torrential rains combine for floods just as crop planting season begins.

Of course, this will affect crop yields as the latitude lines for the growth of crops like canola, corn, soybeans and wheat will fall further south, and even in southern regions it will be cooler and cloudier than normal. 

Expect the next 36 years, counting from late 2017, as the global cooling era - in effect, a mini ice age.

So much time has been wasted on the lie of 'man-made global warming,' that is too late for many to prepare for it on the scale of making a difference.

Far too much time has been simply thrown away preparing for global cooling on the outright lie of 'man-made global warming.'

This means, of course, that it is up to individuals and small groups and organizations to begin to make preparations.

Those who laugh at your preparation now will be the very same ones crying cold and icy tears as global cooling rages worldwide.

Expect a great increase in cloudy days, a great decrease in sunlight with increased precipitation of torrential rains and heavy snows under the climate of global cooling.

Preparation means knowing that the climate is going to turn colder and much wetter. It also means understanding the kind of supplies you will need to survive as you battle the elements of global cooling.

How you prepare is a simple matter of just being prepared and that means getting to work now; for we are already on the cusp on the new climate regime of global cooling.

It will affect everything people do, how they work and feel as the weather of global cooling over the course of the next 36 years (2017-2053) will change the face of the planet.

The years now, 2017-2020, are the years to make significant changes in your life to be able to survive and then thrive during the first phase of global cooling (2017-2029) which will allow you to prepare the second and more deadly second phase (2029-2041) of the coming mini ice age. 

Knowledge is power. 

Be prepared.