There are two situation for this phenomenon.
(i) Uneven heating between the equator and the poles
The winds would have flown in the north-south direction from north to south, or from south to north. A change in direction is however, caused by the rotation of the earth.
(ii) Uneven heating of land and water
The monsoon winds carry water and it rains.
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