Q. 4 D3.7( 6 Votes )

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

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Jet stream refers to the air currents in the upper layers of the atmosphere. Jet streams can determine the arrival and departure of monsoon winds in India. The westerly flow of jet streams are responsible for the western disturbances experienced in the north and north-western parts of the country whereas the easterly jet streams cause tropical depressions during monsoon as well as October-November months.


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