Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who are expecting their first child by next spring have left Indian netizens in a buzz. The announcement that specifically mentioned that baby is expected to born in the spring of 2019 has left Indians search when exactly is the spring. Yes, you heard it right. Spring and specifically spring 2019 is the most searched word in Google and is dominating the country’s search trends following the news.
India’s meteorological department classifies climatologically seasons in four parts – winter (December to January), summer (March to April), Monsoon (June to September) and a post-monsoon season (October to November). With India not having a spring season, it left them in frenzy.
On October 15, the royals took to their official social media account to announce the big news. In an official statement, the palace said, “Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019.
Their Royal Highnesses have appreciated all of the support they have received from people around the world since their wedding in May and are delighted to be able to share this happy news with the public.”
Social media users have expressed their happiness through various tweets and memes but again asked the question ‘When exactly is spring’.
The baby will be seventh-in-line to the British throne. After Meghan chose to wear the loose-fitting outfit at Princess Eugenie’s wedding, speculations about her pregnancy started doing the rounds on social media.
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British Prime Minister Theresa May congratulated the couple on social media. She tweeted, “My warmest congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the happy news they are expecting a baby in the Spring. Wishing them all the best.”
Prince William and Kate Middleton’s children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte have already been followed by shutterbugs ever since their birth. Now, the newest royal will also be joining his cute cousins.