Dr. Adrian Helmsley, agent of a worlwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the planet of radiation from unheard of sun storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of the earth is becoming unstable and that with out proper preparations for saving a fragment of the world's populace, the entire race is doomed. Meanwhile, author Jackson Curtis stumbles at the identical records. While the arena's leaders race to construct "arks" to escape the impending cataclysm, Curtis struggles to discover a manner to store his own family. Meanwhile, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of exceptional energy wreak havoc round the world.