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Which of the following states suffer from loo?
In Jammu and Kashmir at Drass on a winter night temperature may touch ________.
The extreme climate is generally associated with
________________are the fast flowing cold air current in a narrow zone in the upper atmosphere.
Which of the following months are the coldest months in the northern part of India?
Which of the following plays a major role in determining the climate of place?
Chennai receives more rainfall in winter because
(i) The North-East winds pick up moisture while crossing Bay of Bengal.
(ii) In summer, Chennai lies in the rain shadow of the Western Ghats.
(iii) The South-East winds pick up moisture while crossing Bay of Bengal.
(iv) In winter Chennai lies in the rain shadow of the Eastern Ghats.
Chennai receives rainfall in winter due to the following reasons
(i) The North-East winds pick up moisture while crossing Bay of Bengal. These winds are on-shore in Tamil-Nadu coast and hence cause rainfall there.
(ii) During the months of October and November, the low-pressure area over North-Western India get transferred to the Bay of Bengal. This shift is associated with cyclonic depression which originate over Andaman sea and causes rainfall in coastal areas e.g. in Chennai.
In which of the following places, the annual precipitation is over 400 cm?
What is the cause of snowfall in the Himalayas during the winter season?
Which one of the following is the main reason for the horizontal motion of air over the earth’s surface?
Monsoon rainfall increases suddenly and continues constantly for several days. What is this phenomenon known as?
Which mountain range acts as a barrier in the path of the Arabian Sea branch?
Thiruvananthapuram has a low annual range (22°C) of temperature as it is
(i) far away from the equator
(ii) far away from the sea
(iii) near to the sea
(iv) near to the equator
Thiruvananthapuram is a coastal station. Due to its location the land and sea breeze has a moderating influence on the temperature . This prevents the temperatures from reaching extremes and so a low annual range of temperature is recorded.
Which of the following statements about the decrease in rainfall is correct?
India receives most rains from
The full form of ‘ITCZ’ is The Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone.
By the beginning of August, the monsoon withdraws from the Northern Plains.
The amount of dust present in the atmosphere is called Humidity.