Chilling Reality: Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu Faces Near Zero Temperatures, Experts Alarmed by Drastic Weather Shift.
Chilling Reality: Explore the unprecedented cold wave in Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, where temperatures near zero degrees are disrupting daily life.
Discover the impact on agriculture, climate change concerns, and the local community’s perspective on this chilling scenario.
Nilgiris Cold Weather: Temperature reached near zero degrees in Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, and experts expressed concern over the changing weather.
Nilgiri located in Tamil Nadu is world famous for its natural beauty, but due to the changing weather here, the situation has started changing.
Experts are worried about the way temperatures are falling in the Nilgiris. These days it is extremely cold in the Nilgiris and the temperature has reached close to zero degrees.
Nilgiris recorded a drop in temperature.
Due to the drop in temperature in Nilgiri, situated in the lap of nature, people are facing severe cold.
Due to climate change, the weather here is unusual and the cold has affected everything from people to agriculture.
The condition of cold is such that the green lawns are covered with frost and visibility has been affected due to dense fog.
The mercury reached one degree.
According to data released by the weather department, the temperature in Kanthal and Thalaikuntha in Udhagamandalam was recorded at one degree Celsius.
While the temperature in the Botanical Garden was recorded at two degrees Celsius. At the same time, three degrees Celsius was recorded in Sandinallah.
Is it getting cold due to global warming?
This unseasonal cold has worried the local people as well as the experts.
V Shivdas of Nilgiri Environment Social Trust (NEST) said that the reason behind the change in weather here is global warming and El Nino. He said that it had not been cold for a long time.
This kind of climate change is a big challenge for Nilgiri. He said that this change should be studied.
The effect of cold on farming also.
Let us tell you that due to the unusual cold, the tea garden has also been affected.
R Sukumaran, secretary of the local tea workers union, said that the first heavy rains in December and now cold have affected the tea gardens.
He feared that if this continues, tea production may also be affected. Apart from this, it has affected the cultivation of cabbage.
At the same time, due to severe cold, people going to the office early in the morning are facing difficulties.
N Ravichandran, a government employee, said that due to the cold, it has become difficult to leave the house early in the morning.