The Rain, Destruction and the Lakes
The Teenager Today|September 2020
The Rain, Destruction and the Lakes
For weeks I’ve been hearing the sound of the pitter-patter of rain outside my window but was told that though the rain was falling in the city, it wasn’t falling in the lakes, which meant that after the monsoons retreated there would be a scarcity of water in the city.

“For the lakes to be filled, you need strong winds to blow the rain clouds inland, and over the lakes,” explained a friend to me.

The strong winds obviously didn’t come, and soon a twenty per cent water cut was introduced in the city. A twenty per cent water cut, when announced, transmits into a fifty per cent cut, as the municipality never announces the severity of the cut they make.


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September 2020