domingo, 28 de fevereiro de 2010

Water shortage rains on the parade of dancers at Indian Holi festival

Water shortage rains on the parade of dancers at Indian Holi festival
A chronic water shortage will put a dampener on the Hindu festival of Holi in India today after revellers were warned not to use dangerously low drinking supplies for traditional rain dances.
Water consumption in Mumbai soars during the annual festival of colours. The causes are twofold: first comes the celebratory soaking that accompanies dancing in the streets; later, millions of gallons are used to wash away the coloured powders flung at each other by worshippers marking the arrival of spring.

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