It’s hard to imagine that yesterday’s madras is cold and freezing. A city known for its sweltering heat in midsummer, it was once home to temperatures hovering around 11 degrees Celsius – interspersed with cold winds and occasional snowfall.
Many parts of Tamil Nadu’s popular hill station are reporting moderate to heavy snowfall. The first snowfall was registered on Christmas Eve. Stadiums of HPF and HADP, race grounds, Thalakunda, the train station and the surrounding area are all covered in the white blanket of snow.
That’s right. The beautiful village of Lambasingi in Andhra Pradesh is the only place in southern India where it snows.
Winter season in Chennai
The winter season starts in December and lasts until February. The average temperature at this time of the year is around 18°C. Chennai is often hit by cyclones from the Bay of Bengal during the months of November and December.
Expect mercury fluctuations between 5°C and 23°C. As a hill station, Ooty experiences extreme cold; but it never snows here.
Ladakh. Ladakh receives snowfall like no other place in India. The destination attracts adventure seekers from all over the world due to its amazing topography. The temperature in the region drops by -4 degrees and can drop further to -30 degrees at night.
The Western Disturbance, the main reason for snowfall, does not reach southern India and so the region remains deprived of this white beauty.
The coolest time of the year is January with minimum temperatures around 18-20 °C. The lowest recorded temperature is 15.8 °C (60.4 °F) and the highest is 45 °C (113 °F) (May 30, 2003).
It was impossible to find snow in Kolkata until the snowpark opened. It is a must-visit attraction. It is reasonably priced, preferred visiting time would be before 2pm on weekdays.
And yet it happened exactly 200 years ago, in the last week of April 1815.
The lack of moisture – which acts like a greenhouse gas and traps heat at lower altitudes – has led to low temperatures. Source: Vigilance & Ethics/ Twitter. IMD Director K Santhosh told the Times of India, “There is a north wind blowing into the state from northern India that is causing this drop in temperature.”
Munnar generally experiences winter and occasional snowfall during the months of November, December and January, with mercury gradually increasing in February. Experts say the climate in Munnar has been unpredictable in recent years.
In Chennai, by 2050, 5 km of roads and 55 buildings, most of which will be residential, will be at risk. In Kochi, sea level rise is likely to hit 464 buildings – rising to 1,502 at high tide. The effects in Thiruvananthapuram will be felt by 349 buildings, with this number increasing to 387 at high tide.
Although a metropolis, Chennai displays a perfect fusion of art, architecture, dance, music and drama. Famous as the largest cultural and commercial center in the south, Chennai was formerly known as Madras. The city is home to several Hindu temples, churches and museums.
Winter temperatures in Ooty range from 5 degrees Celsius to 23 degrees Celsius, making it the coolest place in Tamil Nadu.
Drass, Jammu and Kashmir
Located at an altitude of 3350 m, Drass is the coldest place in India and the second coldest inhabited region on earth. The average temperature during the winter season drops to -23ºC.
Kodaikanal is known for being the coldest hill station in South India.
No. Bangalore, like most of India, is in the Tropic of Cancer and Capricorn, and the equator runs nearby somewhere below Sri Lanka, and being in that zone no snow falls.< /b>. p>