Holy cow! Rain is on the way because cows are lying down
Don’t worry about breaking out the umbrella because you saw several cows lying down. They’re not doing this to guarantee they have a spot of dry grass or because their system is reacting to atmospheric pressure changes. More likely, they’re simply chewing their cud and sometimes prefer not to stand during that process. According to livescience.com, there isn’t any scientific evidence showing that cows take this position because rain is forthcoming. Check out some amazing facts you never knew about thunderstorms.
Achy joints? Cold weather is on the way
While it is true that colder weather can trigger joint pain, what’s not true is the old wives’ tale that the pain will be long-lasting or that it will lead to a lifetime of joint problems. “All of those tissues have nerve endings in them, so they’re going to feel changes in the weather as tightness in the joint, or stiffness,” James Gladstone, MD, co-director of sports medicine at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, told the Weather Channel. However, this change is only temporary; your joints aren’t being destroyed with every bout of cold weather. Here are more ways the weather can affect your health.