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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 10 month(s) ago

describe the mechanism of monsoons

During summer, a low-pressure area develops over interior Asia as well as over north and north-western India. At the same time, there is a high-pressure system over the southern Indian Ocean. Winds move from a...

Asked by Gali

Aug 10

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PARI answered 4 year(s) , 1 month(s) ago

Rainfall decrease from east to west in Northern India.Why?????

Rainfall decrease from east to west in northern india beacuse of the progressive decrease in humidity of the winds.As the moisture bearing winds of the bay of bengal branch move further and further island,they...

Asked by Mehul

Jun 6

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 1 month(s) ago

Why is the distribution of rainfall uneven in India? Give reasons.

The distribution of rainfall uneven in India due to the following reasons:
Latitudinal extent: The tropical and coastal regions and plains receive more rainfall than the plateau and desert regions in t

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Asked by Anoop

Feb 22

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) ago

Describe any three features of advancing monsoon season.

There are four main seasons in India, they are : The cold weather season, The hot weather season, The advancing monsoon and The retreating monsoon.

The features of advancing monsoon season are:

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Asked by Adithyan

Mar 22

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 2 month(s) ago

Why Mawsynram receives the highest rainfall in the world???

Mawsynmar is the rainiest place of the world with an average annual rainfall of 1140cms. It is located in the southern slopes of khasi hills (meghalaya) at a height of 1500 metre above the sea level .
Th...

Asked by Varsha

Jan 24

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) ago

What are Western disturbances?

Western Cyclonic Disturbances are the temperate cyclones which originate over Mediterranean Sea and Western Asia, and move into India, along with the westerly flow of jet streams.

By causing cyclonic

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Asked by Miss Mrunal

Mar 13

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 1 month(s) ago

What is Burst of Monsoon ?

Break of Monsoons – Monsoon rains take place for few days only. And it characterised by rainless intervals.

Asked by Ritik

Mar 3

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 4 month(s) ago

What are the important features of Indian Monsoon?

Relief Rainfall (Orographic): Most of the rainfall is caused due to the obstruction of moisture bearing winds by the mountain ranges. As a result, windward side gets heavy rain while the leewar...

Asked by Samina

Nov 21

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 2 month(s) ago

What are Jet streams and how do they affect the climate of India?

Jet streams are a narrow belt of high altitude (above 12,000 m) westerly winds in the troposphere. Their speed varies from about 110 km/h in summer to about 184 km/h in winter. A number of separate jet streams...

Asked by Varsha

Jan 19

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 8 month(s) ago

Characteristics Monsoon - India

Characteristics of the monsoon rainfall in India:

  1. . They are not steady winds but are pulsating in nature .They vary from year to year.
  2. They have tende
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Asked by Gali

Aug 10

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 1 month(s) ago

Write about retreating monsoon.

 
During this season low monsoon trough becomes weak and is replaced by high pressure.
Monsoon begins to retreat.
By the beginning of October it retreats completely from Northern Plains.

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Asked by Ritik

Mar 4

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Gali commented 4 year(s) , 8 month(s) ago

South-West Monsoons - Less Rain in Chennai


The Eastern Ghats are lower in altitude than the western ghats. This makes the places lying in the Eastern Ghats fall in the rain shadow region.
This makes  the monsoon rains...

Asked by Gali

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 8 month(s) ago

Regional variations Climatic conditions India

India has a variable climate. This can be proved with the help of the following examples.
1. In summer, the mercury occasionally touches 50°C in some parts of the Rajasthan desert, whereas it might be a...

Asked by Gali

Aug 10

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 1 month(s) ago

Differentiate between Burst of Monsoon and Break of Monsoon.


Burst of the Monsson – Rainfall increses suddenly and continues constantly for several days.
Break of Monsoons – Monsoon rains take place for few days only. And it characterised by rainless inte

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Asked by Ritik

Mar 3

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 2 month(s) ago

What factors are affecting the climate of India?


Factors Affecting India’s Climate

Latitude: The Indian landmass is equally divided by The Tropic of Cancer. Hence, half of India has tropical climate and another half has subtropical climate.

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Asked by Adithyan

Feb 4

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 1 month(s) ago

Write a note on hot weather season.

HOT WHETHER SEASON:-

  • It normally starts in the month of april and lasts till mid - september.
  • Its warm in the month of april , hot in  the month of may and june and its extreme co
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Asked by Ritik

Mar 4

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SUPRAJA answered 4 year(s) , 10 month(s) ago

What are the featurse of Retreating Monsoon?pls explain

Main Characteristics of Retreating Monsoon

(i) October and November are the months of retreating monsoon.

(ii) During this season low monsoon trough becomes weak and is repla

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Asked by Mehul

Jun 4

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Praveen answered 3 year(s) , 1 month(s) ago

Can you please tell me about Kal Baisakhi.

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Asked by Mehul

Jun 4

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 1 month(s) ago

What do you understand by “break” in monsoon?

The monsoon rain takes place only for a few days continuously at a time.
They are inter-spread with rainless intervals.
Thus monsoon rains have wet and dry spells.
So, this phenomena ass...

Asked by SUPRAJA

Feb 22

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Ishan answered 2 year(s) ago

unifying bond

These monsoon winds bind the whole country by providing water to set the agricultural activities. Thus, in view of the above the monsoon is considered as a unifying bond  for this subcontinent. Neverthe...

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Jan 28

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