Independent Weather Blogger
|Born||1992 (age 29–30)|
Santhosh Krishnan (சந்தோஷ் கிருஷ்ணன்), known as the Coimbatore Weatherman among farming and bloggers community, is an amateur weather forecaster from Coimbatore. Since childhood he spent most of his childhood with his grandfather, helping him on his farm and learned to observe Climate variability and change patterns. . He was autodidactic and started posting about his Weather Forecasts in Social Media from 2017 becoming the talk of the town attracting thousands of followers. He was known for predicting the path of major cyclones Cyclone Gaja and Cyclone Fani well in advance.
Santhosh Krishnan was born and grew up in Coimbatore district. He completed his schooling at G.R.D Public School, Coimbatore and graduated with a B.E. in Computer science and Engineering from Coimbatore Institute of Technology. He also completed Master of Engineering from Kumaraguru College of Technology.
Awards and honours
- 2019: Unsung Hero award 
- "The Coimbatore Weatherman is famous among farmers". thehindu.com. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
- "Coimbatore Weatherman Santhosh Krishnan helps farmers forecasting". tamil.indianexpress.com. Retrieved 12 July 2019.
- "Meet Coimbatore Weatherman Santhosh Krishnan, a farmer's son who's set to study climate change". edexlive.com. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
- "Unsung Heroes of Covai honored on ICCIC's 91st Chamber Day". newindianexpress.com. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
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