The Atmosphere is Giving it Back

For those of us who thought the Planet and its Atmosphere is one big sink, where we can dump all our waste and forget about it, its time we do some re-thinking!

For the Planet is now giving it back….and the Atmosphere has taken the lead.

Following is a report on “Yellow Rain” events (not event) that happened in Maqdumpur Qazi village in Uttar Pradesh’s Kaushambi District for over a week. The yellow rain used to fall at the same time (in the evening) every day.

Meanwhile, in a village named Faridpur near Ambala – on the 11th of June, there was a thunderstorm in the sky for over half hour at 3 in the night – with no sight of lightening and no rains that fell afterwards. Even the villagers were surprised at this and they were scared by the frightening noise.

Yellow rain scares Uttar Pradesh village

Kaushambi (Uttar Pradesh), June 12: Yellow rain lashed Maqdumpur Qazi village in Uttar Pradesh’s Kaushambi District for over a week. Villagers feel the yellow rains are due to divine displeasure.

The dried up rain drops dot the concrete floors, roofs and dish antennae across the village. The villagers are scared that the pungent yellow drops, may be a sign of impending catastrophe or an epidemic. “The phenomenon is on for the past eight to ten days. It happens between 6.30 pm to 7.15 pm. Villagers believe that it is a natural calamity. We are definitely going to face problems,” said Rajendra, a villlager.

A team of researchers from Allahabad University has reached the village to investigate the cause of the pale raindrops. Samples have also been sent to a laboratory in Lucknow.(ANI)


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