Edakkara: It is snowing heavily in Ooty and visitors are having the time of their lives. Neelagiri in Tamil Nadu is experiencing the most snowfall. Hundreds of visitors are flocking the area to enjoy the coolness and merrymaking experience.
Even though the snowfall gives the immense pleasure to visitors, the farmers are having a terrible time. The plantations and vegetation’s are on the verge of ruin.
The winter season that begins at Neelagiri from November first week usually ends by January mid. But this year it is still snowing in these regions.
At night the low-lying areas experience a temperature of minus degrees. Campfires have become a very common sight in these regions.
However, the days are hotter. According to locals, this extreme climate is the indication of an upcoming severe drought.