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Write short notes on the local winds of the Hot/Summer season.

Answer :

(a) Loo: These are strong, gusty, hot dry winds blowing during the day over north and north-west India. Dust storms are common.

B. Kaal Baisakhi: These are the localised thunderstorms, accompanied by violent winds, torrential rain, sometimes accompanied by hail. These occur in West Bengal.


C. Mango showers: These are the pre-monsoon showers, which occur in Kerala and Karnataka at the end of the summer season, These help in the ripening of mangoes.


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