Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a global geophysical crew investigating the effect on the planet of radiation from unparalleled solar storms, learns that the earth's center is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of the earth is turning into unstable and that with out right arrangements for saving a fragment of the world's populace, the entire race is doomed. Meanwhile, creator Jackson Curtis stumbles at the same information. While the world's leaders race to build "arks" to get away the impending cataclysm, Curtis struggles to discover a manner to save his circle of relatives. Meanwhile, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unparalleled energy wreak havoc round the world.