The coming of the Son of Man will be preceded by the sea and waves roaring, according to the book of Luke—which may come to pass this winter.  The 2015-2016 El Nino predictions indicate the weather pattern will be the strongest on record and is “going to mess with everything.”  El Nino is an irregularly occurring and complex series of climatic changes affecting the equatorial Pacific region and beyond every few years, characterized by the appearance of unusually warm, nutrient-poor water off northern Peru and Ecuador, typically in late December.  But the consequences of the pattern reach much further than Central America.

“It has choked Singapore with smoke, triggered Pacific typhoons and left Vietnamese coffee growers staring nervously at dwindling reservoirs,” Bloomberg reports. “In Africa, cocoa farmers are blaming it for bad harvests, and in the Americas, it has Argentines bracing for lower milk production and Californians believing that rain will finally, mercifully fall.”  FULL REPORT