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Snow Falls In The Stirling Range As Antarctic Blast Sweeps Western Australia; “Boomer Season” Keeps New Zealand Ski Fields Open For An Extra Week; + Brits Braced For Winter Blackouts, Gov Draws-Up Emergency Plan

Snow Falls In The Stirling Range As Antarctic Blast Sweeps Western Australia

As forecast, snow settled on the Stirling Range, Western Australia on Tuesday after upper-level air temperatures cooled dramatically and created almost ideal conditions for flurries.

Uploads to social media show large amounts of snow covering the ground of Bluff Knoll, as a thick fog lingers:


Last year, snow was recorded at least five times in the Stirling Range, equaling the all-time record set 53 years ago — a data point serving as yet another signal that Earth’s climate is cooling.


“Boomer Season” Keeps New Zealand Ski Fields Open For An Extra Week

New Zealand’s southern ski fields are lapping up the high visitor numbers and will stay open an extra week thanks to a healthy covering of snow.

Coronet Peak and Treble Cone have decided to give themselves an extra week, and will close on Oct 2.

Coronet Peak general manager Nigel Kerr said the decision was an easy one: “We’ve had a boomer of a season, there is no doubt about it, the 75th year is going to be very memorable one for snowfall and the amount of skiers up the hill, among other things.”

Kerr concluded: “It is very close to a record season if not, it certainly it has been our best season in quite some time.”

Coronet Peak is looking at a record-breaking “boomer season”.


Looking ahead, and across the country, MetService has warned New Zealanders to brace themselves for the “coldest week of the year” as record-challenging, sub-zero temperatures, additional snowfall, and heavy rain are readying to strike.

Lows of -8.1C, -6C and -5.7C have already been logged Manapouri, Lumsden, and Alexandra, respectively–on Monday–and there’s much more to come, warned MetService in a tweet:


Elsewhere, storms generated 261 lightning strikes across the Auckland region on Tuesday morning alone:

261 lightning strikes hit Auckland on Monday morning.


Due to the benchmark-challenging cold, New Zealand’s Transpower has called on energy companies to fire-up more generation this week after cautioning that it only has a small buffer to cope with what could be a record peak demand.

The state-owned enterprise issued a “customer advice notice” to power companies on Tuesday urging them to provide more electricity to the market between 7.30am and 9am on Friday.

“With the cold snap worsening and moving north over the country to higher population centers, we are now predicting that Friday morning could potentially see a record morning peak,” said general manager of operations Stephen Jay.

“We have also been consulting closely with the MetService, which is forecasting very little wind on Friday morning, which would mean the amount of electricity generated from wind would be much smaller than expected.”

Transpower last issued a customer advice notice in early July when generation was also looking tight. And in June, it issued a rare grid emergency notice after a mechanical failure halved the output from one of the turbines at the Huntly Power Station and a sudden drop in wind speeds combined to leave generation 315MW lower than expected.

In both cases, power cuts were avoided, but the episodes expose the unreliability of wind generated power.


Brits Braced For Winter Blackouts, Gov Draws-Up Emergency Plan

On the topic of energy woes, the UK government (and indeed governments across much of mainland Europe) are preparing their citizens for a tough winter of energy rationing and–depending on how cold it gets–prolonged blackouts.

Warning of this eventuality for the past few years has seen me labeled all sorts of things, but now we’re here — the “impossible” is upon us; that is to say, suicidal energy policies, devised by green-hamstrung politicians duped into thinking the planet needs saving, have come home to roost.

‘They’–those individuals who collectively hold authority over our lives–have played a blinder.

While governments and citizens alike have been distracted by an exaggerated pandemic, a proxy U.S./Russia conflict, and heatwaves during the summer–fancy that–there have been far more pervasive threats lurking: food and energy shortages.

To blame listed distractions for these shortages is folly; rather, the root cause of this fast-approaching humanitarian disaster is the decades of painfully-stupid environmental policies rolled-out across the Western World by puppet politicians groomed and put in place by the WEF. All the aforementioned distractions have done is exasperate and quicken the orchestrated collapse, rather than instigate it.

Focusing on energy, the UK is bracing itself for the potentially deadly combination of Arctic outbreaks and gas shortages this winter. The gov has drawn up plans that involve organized blackouts for both industry and even households come January.

Under the government’s revised “reasonable worst-case scenario,” Britain is facing a severe electricity capacity shortfall, even after emergency coal plants have been fired up.

The scenario foresees below-average temperatures and reduced electricity imports from Norway and France triggering the emergency plan to conserve gas, according to sources close to the government–although the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.

As a further slap in the face, the blackouts would come as Brits face soaring annual energy bills which are set to rise above £4,200 ($5,086) for the first time from <£2,000 currently–which is already crippling high–stoking already soaring inflation.

The colder the winter the increasingly reliant Britain will be on pipeline shipments of gas from mainland Europe, where supplies are already tight as Moscow curbs flows. The UK has very little domestic storage capacity, renewables are failing, and it has only kept a handful of coal-fired plants as a backup.

As reported by bloomberg.com, the UK’s main fall-back option was to restore its biggest natural gas storage site, ‘Rough’. However, owner of the site, Centrica Plc, says its initial return to service this winter would equate to just 10 LNG cargoes, not enough to make a significant difference. Furthermore, the nation will also face stiff international competition for cargoes of liquefied natural gas meaning securing imports will be at an extortionate cost resulting in consumer bills firing even higher.

Another likelihood is that electricity supplied along huge cables connecting the UK to France, Norway, Belgium and the Netherlands will be curtailed. Norway announced, on Monday, that it will have to limit power exports this winter to prevent domestic shortages.

France’s nuclear fleet is also threatening to prioritize domestic security, which is fair enough. Usually a power exporter, less than half of France’s reactors are currently online with maintenance and repairs taking longer than expected–which, if you prescribe to the idea that this is ‘controlled demolition of society’, as I do, raises eyebrows–brows that have now traversed the top of my head and relocated to the back of neck.

The first stage of the UK’s emergency plan involves the network operator redirecting flows of gas, temporarily overriding commercial agreements, a government source said, asking not to be identified because ‘the information is private’.

The second stage involves halting supplies to gas-fired power stations, triggering planned blackouts for industry and domestic users alike. This is a genuinely scary prospect, particularly if this winter sees a run of Arctic outbreaks which is made more probably given the prolonged period of historically low solar activity we currently find ourselves in.

A slumberous weakens the jet streams, reverting their usual straight ZONAL flow to more of a wavy MERIDIONAL one (this setup also explains how July’s toasty African plume managed to ride so far north):


Bolster your personal energy security now, Brits.

The government does not have this one under control. It cannot magic energy, or indeed food, out of thin air, it cannot propagandize you into feeling warm — ‘global warming’ will seem but a distant, abstract ideology come January.

The UK has resigned itself to the status of ‘cog’ within the globalist machine; it is now a nation devoid of nationalism, of security: it is a country reliant on the wider community in order for it to function properly, which is problematic come times of trouble.

These backward steps are true of most developed nations, of course, as the WEF has worked, over the past few decades, to infuse its destructive ideals deep into the majority of Western political structures.

And so it stands in these times of trouble, those with are hording, and those without are left fighting over table scraps.

To the individual: buy a backup generator, fuel, a gas heater, blankets, and those little had warmer thingies where you snap the disk. Stock it all and then hope for the best, hope that the worst that this coming Grand Solar Minimum has to offer will buffet another region of the Northern Hemisphere and spare a wholly unprepared UK.

Good luck.

The COLD TIMES are returning, the mid-latitudes are REFREEZING in line with historically low solar activitycloud-nucleating Cosmic Rays, and a meridional jet stream flow (among many other forcings, including the impending release of the Beaufort Gyre).

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12 Thoughts to “Snow Falls In The Stirling Range As Antarctic Blast Sweeps Western Australia; “Boomer Season” Keeps New Zealand Ski Fields Open For An Extra Week; + Brits Braced For Winter Blackouts, Gov Draws-Up Emergency Plan”

    1. Zulugroove

      Your missing the point fool .

  1. Ragnar Ravn

    What reveals that the coming energy crises in Europe is wanted, desired and fully engineered is the indisputable fact that Nordstream2 is filled with gas, fully functioning and ready to go by a push of a button.

    The choice by Europe is to let their citizens freeze, suffer excruciating inflation, live in cities totally darkened with no streetlight, no hot water and general suffering and misery or to ask the Russians to kindly accept we open the valve and let the gas flow and reverse all the above consequences for the population.

    So far the only obstacle is German bureaucracy claiming some permits is missing, so it can’t open the pipeline.

    The russians has said they of course are willing to deliver the gas, being a trustworthy supplier and not wanting to risk their reputation as such, for their costumers in the Far East.

    One thing is the publics inability to realise Global Warming is a hoax another that they accept being without energy on purpose even if all it takes is a turn of a valve from the
    Germans not the .Russians.

    The energy crises in Europe is not a disaster, but a blessing to the AGW and totalitarian crowd in EU,WEF etc and we are the crash test dummies for the new world totalitarianism.

    Amazing insanity beyond belief

  2. Zulugroove

    Just look at the sh1t storm , WEF has created, when left wing morons realize this is intentional….. all hell will break loose !

  3. Dallas Schneider

    https://www.dezeen.com/2021/07/21/carbon-project-longship-norway-co2-north-sea/

    “Norway begins work on “absolutely necessary” project to bury up to 1.25 billion tonnes of CO2 under the North Sea”
    “Norway has started work on Project Longship, a €1.7 billion project that could bury vast amounts of captured carbon under the North Sea in an effort to slow climate change.
    Named Project Longship, the initiative will involve injecting carbon dioxide captured from factory emissions in depleted oil and gas fields.”

    What they don’t tell you is CO2 Injection is the best way to get the remaining 60% of the oil left in the “depleted” O&G Field. Those fields are “depleted” with 60% oil in the ground unless driven out up to 98% recoverable, only 2% left in the ground by CO2 Injection. It’s a case of Public money, Private Gain!!

    Seems some of the “absolutely necessary” $1.7 B could be used for non-necessary natgas UK greenhouses for non-necessary eggplant production!!!

    Now in SW Florida for the last 8 days we have been getting thunderstorms with rain every day. What is unusual is the amount of lightning involved. The storms move over in the afternoon, but I will wake up as I did this morning to still see lightning in the sky!!!

    Checking Accuweather for zip code 34223 Daily Forecasts one can see that after the East Coast cold front hits us Friday the temps drop below the 93 mark never to return until next summer, only hitting a high of 90 or less from here on out.

    THE FUTURE IS COLD! THE FUTURE IS HERE NOW!!

  4. Mystic’s Mystic

    Just a bit more bad news. When wind generation quits functioning (turning) in the wake of a cold front like they often do. If they are equipped with blade & nacelle warming who supplies that power? It sounds like the generator equipment will become a parasitic drain on the system it just let down.

  5. Dallas Schneider

    https://www.dezeen.com/2021/07/31/carbon-washing-greenwashing-opinion/

    “But even this terminology is being abused by the oil and gas industry, which has come up with a wheeze called carbon capture, storage and utilisation (CCUS). This seemingly carbon-friendly buzzword is a smokescreen for enhanced oil recovery, which involves pumping CO2 into depleted oil reserves in order to squeeze out the last, hard-to-reach deposits of fossil fuels.”

  6. Michael Peinsipp

    To those Brits, Americans and others who live in Big Cities…
    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
    I live in a very rural area and We knew this would happen sooner or later. We use WOOD to heat [cut off of our 75 acres = FREE] and other items that walk thru/on our property = Bambi is GOOOD meat!
    We are armed & ready along with our great neighbors.
    Want to be free?
    MOVE!!!

    1. Dirk Pitt

      Nice view of my neighborhood on this sailboat ad. Get away from the zombies today for a mere 5k:
      https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/boa/d/seabeck-27-bruce-roberts-pocket-cruiser/7519516424.html

    2. Anthony

      Don’t worry, now we know you have food and heating, 20,000 armed, hungry friends of mine, may pay you a visit……..

      My froends love it when people show off……

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