Q. 144.4( 5 Votes )
Explain the featu
i. The advancing monsoon occurs from June to September.
ii. It is also known as Southwest monsoon.
iii. Differential heating to landmass and water is a major cause of this monsoon which makes low pressure in the landmass as landmass gets heated at a high speed.
iv. This low pressure in the landmass attracts southwest trade winds of the high-pressure area of oceans.
v. This low-pressure zone is also called as Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone.
vi. The trade winds start from the Western Ghats in Southwest and trade winds are divided into two winds.
vii. One proceeds in the north direction and other in Northeast direction.
viii. The maximum rainfall occurs in Northeast states during this monsoon.
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