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Unprecedented Flooding Not Reported By Media

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posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 01:24 AM
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I am aware that not all news makes it to the front page, however...
It seems very strange that the unprecedented flooding in Panama is not reported in the media.

Take a look. The Panama Canal was closed due to flooding first time in nearly 100 years.


www.thepanamadigest.com...

In this video, I have never seen anything like it.
Is this an Island that has uprooted and is rushing down in the flood!?



Flooding Closes Panama Canal, Forces Evacuations


Flooding forced the closure of the Panama Canal Dec. 8, for the first time in 21 years — and heavy rains were being blamed for at least eight deaths in the Central American country.

More than 1,000 people in Panama were evacuated because of what authorities called historic flooding caused by record rainfall.


President Ricardo Martinelli said it was the first time the canal was closed because of weather since it opened in 1914.

www.thelog.com...


Water Undrinkable Yet Rationed for 1 Million Panamanians
PANAMA CITY – After the worst downpours Panama has seen in the last 200 years, close to a million inhabitants of the capital have their water rationed and, for the first time in decades, cannot drink it directly because of contamination.

The complicated situation has no short-term solution, Panamanian Health Minister Franklin Vergara told reporters Saturday, adding that the latest analyses of 56 samples of water from the chief purification facility in the capital show no presence of bacteria

www.laht.com...

Emergency Funding Request Due To Floods
www.reliefweb.int...

Panama is near the Equator.
Is this unprecedented weather from the drastic changes that have occured in The North Atlantic Current?

edit on 13-1-2011 by burntheships because: (no reason given)




posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 01:32 AM
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where are all the pics at for these posts?, thats kinda strange..



posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 01:41 AM
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Wow, I had no idea. I haven't seen this anywhere. I frequent a lot of news web sites and this has not been reported or it just hasn't caught my eye. I pay close attention to that area of the world because I have family in Costa Rica. Thanks for posting and I'll keep looking.



posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 01:41 AM
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Yes, well I dug one up and posted it in the OP.

There are lots of pics, its just finding the write ups that have them.

Funny how no one is reporting on this.



posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 01:57 AM
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I would not have known if I was not told by a freind.
You would think it would make the news or something.



posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 02:04 AM
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Wow. Not reporting this just like they're not reporting Australia and not reporting Mt Etna. Curiouser and curiouser.

Hell here in the US all they're talking about is Palin and secondarily it seems what happened in Tuscon. That's it.



posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 02:06 AM
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Donate to the Relief Fund for the Flood ... note, I don't really know how much money is "enough" for such a relief, but the flood looks to be quite devastating.



posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 02:09 AM
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there is flooding in Sri lanka

www.heraldsun.com.au...


and the Philippines too

www.reuters.com...


there are more people dead in both those countries than the australian floods but they dont even a mention because they are both 3rd world countries



posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 02:10 AM
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I have to wonder about it.

Panama is on the equator and is affected by The North Atlantic Current, which is affected now by drastic changes.



posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 02:19 AM
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this happened in Dec and was reported.

www.upi.com...
articles.cnn.com...:WORLD


I even remember seeing on TV actually.



posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 02:22 AM
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It started in December. It is still flooded, and they still have no power.
I never saw it on the dish, nor the internet.

I only found out today, by word of mouth. I think that is strange.



posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 02:25 AM
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Just what the heck is going on :

Mother nature doing her thing .

or

2012 yes the year will come but will it be the end ????



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