And now let’s check in with our meteorologist Skip Haegel for the latest on the “Summer Rains” in
The “summer rains” that began falling on
It appears that these low lying clouds have moved on to other parts of the country over this period of time. It seems the storms which were solely supposed to be headed for Gaza have shifted a bit and begun heading towards the West Bank where many folks have been stranded at checkpoints, oftentimes pregnant women trying to get to hospitals.
Now I have to say that this storm ended up being far more reaching that even I would have figured it could get. The winds of war had a far reaching effect in the State of Lebanon where they did significant damage to infrastructure and loss of civilian life. In fact as a result of the carnage due to two storms combining together in the area of
After the onslaught of bombs raining down on both
So what can we expect in the weeks and months ahead? Well, for sure the summer rains will continue to fall upon the Palestinian people, as the World barely takes notice. Expect expulsions of residents in The West Bank, due to flooding of settlers in the area. And if the weather tracking is correct we can expect Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to push the rain into parts of
Well that’s it from the weather center. I have more on this storm later in the week. And remember folks there are things you can do to stop this storm from getting any more out of hand than it already has. Write to your elected officials and demand that they help out with humanitarian assistance; insist that a boycott of Israeli goods and services be implemented to slow down the path of this storm, and as the Priests in Jerusalem have done, condemn the evil known as Christian Zionism.
Reporting live from cyberspace, this is Skip Haegel.