What you need to know:
- Today, our modern-day meteorologists are warning us of a potentially catastrophic event akin to the ancient biblical flood—a looming El Niño.
The holy scriptures tell the story of the Almighty in His heavenly abode, who became deeply dismayed by the actions of His creation.
Humanity, once righteous, had descended into social discord, repeatedly violating the Ten Commandments and descending further into heinous transgressions.
These sins accumulated, and even the devil took perverse pleasure in observing the moral decline, with people engaging in behaviours that defied divine teachings.
In response to this moral decay, the heavens unleashed an unprecedented deluge.
Torrential rains poured forth, resulting in the demise of nearly all living creatures, save for Noah, his family, and carefully selected pairs of animals, who sought refuge aboard an ark he had diligently crafted over the span of 80 years.
Meanwhile, people sought refuge atop the highest trees and mountains.
Today, our modern-day meteorologists are warning us of a potentially catastrophic event akin to the ancient biblical flood—a looming El Niño.
We earnestly hope that their predictions prove incorrect this time.
The fear looms large that we may face a fate akin to those recorded in the holy scriptures unless decisive action is taken.
Death by drowning is not the only death we are anticipating.
For those who were born and brought up in the lush Masaki and other places where “Walanchi” exists, you have no inkling of what happens in these sprawling, forgotten shanties we call Uswaz.
Let me clear the air for you. The sewerages will be breaking their banks, and streams of brackish water will be finding themselves shedding their evil effluents into our deep wells.
The “outside” caterers (I am not talking about those swanky companies at weddings), alias the Mamantilies, who feed the Uswaz masses, will be using the contaminated water, and before we know it, we will be diarrheating like water faucets and vomiting like popped-up Champaign at a wedding suffering from cholera.
But as if the anguish caused by dirty water is not enough, we will be wading through knee-deep water in many instances.
Those of us living in low-lying parts of Uswaz will be forced to relocate because all our earthly belongings will be submerged in water.
Imagine coming to the two-room shack you call home, which is half submerged with Uswaz blokes in the neighbourhood like crows perched atop their roofs.
There are so many horrendous things that will happen to us. That is why I advocate for the well-wishers to provide us with a prototype of Noah’s Ark.