24.2 - South Asia Climate and Vegetation

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24.2 - South Asia Climate and Vegetation

  1. 1. South Asia: Climate and Vegetation
  2. 3. <ul><li>Monsoons </li></ul><ul><li>The monsoons are seasonal winds that change direction. </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>The summer monsoon brings in moisture from the Indian Ocean and produces a tremendous amount of rain. The moisture from winter monsoons are largely blocked by the Himalayas. </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>The summer monsoon rains can cause flooding and all sorts of hardship. </li></ul><ul><li>Still, though, the monsoon is welcomed because it relieves the heat of June’s heat and the agricultural industry is highly dependent on the rains. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>80% of India’s rain comes during the monsoon season, which last from June to September. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>Cyclones </li></ul><ul><li>Cyclones are hurricanes that happen in this area. They can cause a great deal of damage. </li></ul>

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