UN officials warn that droughts, heatwaves, floods to become more intense

Revelation 16:9 “They were scorched by the fierce heat, and they cursed the name of God who had power over these plagues. They did not repent and give him glory.”

Important Takeaways:

  • 20 million at flood risk and 313 wildfires: Climate hazards in the US today
  • Some 20 million Americans are under flood alerts as storms push through the western US. Most A flood alert has also been issued for an area along the Illinois-Missouri border and near a few rivers in South Dakota, Texas and Florida.
  • Hurricane Fiona brought widespread destruction to Puerto Rico, the island is still picking up the pieces
  • 313 active wildfires burning across the US, mainly in the West. That includes 97 large fires that have burned through more than 900,000 acres alone — larger than Yosemite National Park.
  • Four million Americans are also under heat alerts, as temperatures and humidity rise along the Mississippi-Arkansas-Tennessee border
  • More than 113 million Americans are currently living in drought conditions.

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