The weather events of the 20th century and news headlines in the 21st century read like its out of the plagues of Old Testament judgments or the prophecy of Revelation. Extreme weather is happening around the world and on an increasing basis.
The United States experienced its longest drought of the twentieth century with dry regions stretching solidly from the Northeast across the Great Plains to California until a great “dust bowl” covered 50 million acres in the south central plains. Also, the world’s deadliest known famine killed an estimated 30 million people in China with a drought followed by crop failures producing starvation and disease.
Recently in the 21st century, the temperature reached 164 degrees in Iraq and Iran, and a heatwave in India caused the roads to melt and killed in excess of a thousand. In historic torrential flooding, new areas were swamped in Britain and devastating floods in Texas came with almost two feet of rain in a short time that literally swept away massive 18-wheeler trucks.
With the rest of the U.S. sizzling in a summer heat wave, in the state of New Mexico a hailstorm unleashed 2 feet of hail that pierced buildings and autos turning the town of Santa Rosa white in July. A lightning storm exploded over Moscow with RT news describing it themselves as apocalyptic.
The Indian Ocean tsunami traveled at speeds reaching 500 miles per hour with a 50 foot wave and barged a mile inland, killing some 200,000 people, making it the deadliest wave ever known.
The U.N. World Meteorological Organization confirms that 2015 was the hottest year on record. They said that many of the hottest years on record have all been in this century. Intense heat with the accompanying drought is drying up water sources, such as the Euphrates River in the Middle East.
The United Nations states that water scarcity already affects every continent declaring water shortages among the main problems to be faced in the 21st century.
The Lord Jesus said in Luke 21 the sea and the waves would be roaring. The Revelation prophecy says in the 16th chapter that the sun will scorch with great heat. Scoffers will scoff, but the prophets declared that in nature, God would provide Signs of the Last Days™ signaling the End of the Age is near.