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Google heralds spring equinox with colourful animated doodle
Internet search engine giant marks the arrival of spring equinox and fall in the two hemispheres of the Earth with an animated doodle on its home page today.

The doodle depicts colourful flowers with animated design with a cute little mouse decorating its underground home with flowers. A broom in the doodle stands for spring cleaning.

In many parts of the world, equinox with equal lengths of night and day marks the first day of the spring season. According to Google, "Today is the spring equinox — when the day and night are equal in length. The word equinox comes from the Latin for equal and night. Almost everywhere in the world today, night time and daytime are each 12 hours."

"The word equinox comes from the Latin for equal and night. Almost everywhere in the world today, night time and daytime are each 12 hours," Google writes on its blog informing that during the equinox the Sun rises directly in the east and sets directly in the west.

Geographers consider the equinox as the time of with the coming days resulting in the intervals of day and night. In India, the days will start becoming longer from the next day.

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