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Is a mini ice age on the way? Scientists warn the Sun has ’gone to sleep’ and say it could cause temperatures to plunge

From: dailymail.co.uk

The Sun’s activity is at its lowest for 100 years, scientists have warned.

They say the conditions are eerily similar to those before the Maunder Minimum, a time in 1645 when a mini ice age hit, Freezing London’s River Thames.

Researcher believe the solar lull could cause major changes, and say there is a 20% chance it could lead to ’major changes’ in temperatures.

’Whatever measure you use, solar peaks are coming down,’ Richard Harrison of the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire told the BBC.

’I’ve been a solar physicist for 30 years, and I’ve never seen anything like this.’

He says the phenomenon could lead to colder winters similar to those during the Maunder Minimum.

’There were cold winters, almost a mini ice age.

’You had a period when the River Thames froze.’

Lucie Green of UCL believes that things could be different this time due to human activity.

’We have 400 years of observations, and it is in a very similar to phase as it was in the runup to the Maunder Minimum.

’The world we live in today is very different, human activity may counteract this – it is difficult to say what the consequences are.’

Mike Lockwood University of Reading says that the lower temperatures could affect the global jetstream, causing weather systems to collapse.

’We estimate within 40 years there a 10-20% probability we will be back in Maunder Minimum territory,’ he said.

Last year Nasa warned ’something unexpected’ is happening on the Sun’
This year was supposed to be the year of ’solar maximum,’ the peak of the 11-year sunspot cycle.

But as this image reveals, solar activity is relatively low.

’Sunspot numbers are well below their values from 2011, and strong solar flares have been infrequent,’ the space agency says.

The image above shows the Earth-facing surface of the Sun on February 28, 2013, as observed by the Helioseismic and Magnetic Imager (HMI) on NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory.

It observed just a few small sunspots on an otherwise clean face, which is usually riddled with many spots during peak solar activity.

Experts have been baffled by the apparent lack of activity – with many wondering if NASA simply got it wrong.

However, Solar physicist Dean Pesnell of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center believes he has a different explanation.

’This is solar maximum,’ he says.

’But it looks different from what we expected because it is double-peaked.’
’The last two solar maxima, around 1989 and 2001, had not one but two peaks.’

Solar activity went up, dipped, then rose again, performing a mini-cycle that lasted about two years, he said.

The same thing could be happening now, as sunspot counts jumped in 2011 and dipped in 2012, he believes.

Pesnell expects them to rebound in 2013: ’I am comfortable in saying that another peak will happen in 2013 and possibly last into 2014.’

He spotted a similarity between Solar Cycle 24 and Solar Cycle 14, which had a double-peak during the first decade of the 20th century.

If the two cycles are twins, ’it would mean one peak in late 2013 and another in 2015’.

The Maunder Minimum

The Maunder Minimum (also known as the prolonged sunspot minimum) is the name used for the period starting in about 1645 and continuing to about 1715 when sunspots became exceedingly rare, as noted by solar observers of the time.

It caused London’s River Thames to freeze over, and ’frost fairs’ became popular.

The Frozen Thames, 1677 – an oil painting by Abraham Hondius shows the old London Bridge during the Maunder Minimum

This period of solar inactivity also corresponds to a climatic period called the “Little Ice Age” when rivers that are normally ice-free froze and snow fields remained year-round at lower altitudes.

There is evidence that the Sun has had similar periods of inactivity in the more distant past, Nasa says.

The connection between solar activity and terrestrial climate is an area of on-going research.

Source: dailymail.co.uk/

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The rabbi, who predicted the coronavirus, said what would happen next

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The rise of the coronavirus has been shockingly rapid. On December 31, the government of China bean treating the first cases of the coronavirus that appeared in the Wuhan province. The first deaths were reported just eleven days later. Ten days later, the virus had spread to other countries in Asia and one day after that, the first case was reported in the U.S.

In the beginning of January, when the coronavirus was a little-known problem in a far-off backwater in China, Rabbi Yosef Pinto, an internationally acclaimed Israeli mystic rabbi who currently lives in Morocco, announced that he had a vision. He told his followers:

Everyone knows that I am very careful in my statements, but soon something terrible is expected in the world. The world will be shocked, which will go down in history as one of the worst. It will start in a few days. We must start preparing and praying right now.

And now, when everyone saw that the rabbi was absolutely right, people begin to listen to his other words.

Last week, Rabbi Pinto made a statement confirming that his vision really concerned the coronavirus:

We must be prepared. What is happening in China is developing into a global catastrophe and the consequences will reach almost all corners of the world. This will soon become clear to all.

I am not trying to scare anyone. I am only coming to tell the truth. Since the outbreak, tens of thousands have died in China, millions are being held in quarantine, for several weeks. Those who don’t die from the disease are dying of hunger. Soon, the supply of food will run out and the security forces will realize that they are also in quarantine and they will try to save themselves.

Very soon, people will begin to realize that so much information is being hidden from the public about how the government is locking people in their houses. We are entering the hardest period the world has experienced in several centuries.

The economy of the world is balanced on China but China is on the verge of total collapse. All of the stores that sell Chinese products will have to close. There is no more China as we know it. This has already happened. The only Chinese products we have in the stores are what was in the warehouses before the virus. And there will be even more plagues, more epidemics. China will be entirely quarantined.

The rabbi cited a prophetic source for the coronavirus.

I will pour out my anger upon Sin, the stronghold of Egypt, and I will destroy the wealth of No. I will set fire to Egypt; Sin shall writhe in anguish and No shall be torn apart; and Noph [shall face] adversaries in broad daylight Ezekiel 30:15-16

In modern Hebrew, “sin” (סין) is the name of China. Since this prophecy is not entirely applicable to Egypt, it is possible that it is precisely about China. 

I know that what I am saying is frightening but every single one of us has to pray for the entire world, to light candles, and to seek God’s forgiveness. We need to pray for redemption like never before.” says the rabbi. 

However, the rabbi assured his followers that Israel will be affected by the plague far less than the rest of the world, so the Jews who have not yet returned have very little time left to do so. 

Every nation has its appointed angel who is responsible for what happens to the nation, whether for good or ill. When the angels fight, there are wars on earth between those nations.” said Rabbi Pinto in a separate statement, recommending that Jews traveling during this difficult time pay special attention to reading sections of the Torah regarding Jewish wanderings in the desert. 

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Only a third of humanity can be saved from coronavirus

This forecast was made by an American scientist , having analyzed the situation with the spread of COVID-19.

World Health Organization (WHO) adviser Ira Longini, co-director of the Center for Infectious Disease Statistics at the University of Florida, has warned the public about the risk of global coronavirus infection. The expert, Bloomberg informs, does not rule out the possibility that COVID-19 will affect two-thirds of humanity.

Currently, the official number of infected is estimated at about 60,000 people, but, according to the scientist, this number will grow at a high speed. The main reasons for this according to the WHO adviser; firstly, on average, every infected person infects another 2–3 people, secondly, a situation in which the infection does not manifest itself immediately, and thirdly, the lack of reliable express test methods for COVID-19. According to Ira Longini, even if the spread of coronavirus is halved compared to the current situation, a third of the world’s population will be infected.

“If nothing changes with the mechanism of transmission, then no quarantines and isolation of sick people will help stop the spread of COVID-19. Those measures that are being taken now can only slow down, but not stop the epidemic, ”the scientist said.

Recall that today, in addition to China, coronavirus has been detected in 24 countries of the world. In China, where COVID-19 appeared, about 64,000 infections were confirmed, 1,380 people died and about 7,000 were able to recover.

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Unthinkable Tornado of bats in a small town in Australia, the invasion of bats has began

Hundreds of thousands of bats gathered in the city

In Australia, the small city of Ingham was captured by a huge colony of fruit bats, scaring the locals. It is reported by news.com.au .

Currently, hundreds of thousands of bats have gathered in the city, which significantly exceeds the population of the city, which is 4300 inhabitants.

“It’s like a flying tornado over a city,” said the city dweller Adam Kaurila.

A huge colony of mice first chose the botanical gardens in the city, and then moved to the trees near the elementary school and kindergarten. The number of bats in the city is only growing.

“It seems to me that every Australian bat is now in Ingham. The problem is that there are more and more of them, soon the city will not be able to accommodate everyone,” Mayor Ramon Jayo said.

Local residents complain of an unpleasant smell in the city, which appeared with bats, as well as the constant squeak of animals. Some parents are seriously worried that bats can spread dangerous diseases.

For example, Adam Kaurila and his wife are thinking about picking up children from school until the “flying tornado” clears the city.

Australian bats are carriers of the zoonotic virus, which is closely related to the rabies virus. It can be transmitted to people through bites and scratches.

A biblical plague” just about to begin?

In early February in Pakistan there was an extraordinary invasion of locusts.

The exact same thing happens in East Africa:

When it all started there, the local media were still competing in epithets and calculating whether this was the strongest invasion in 100 or 25 years? But in early February, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya and other local countries declared the same state of emergency.

Judging by what is happening all over the world, the Earth is definitely in some kind of bad mood, the “biblical plague” is just about to begin, and in fact it has not even begun.

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