Major climatic regions of the world

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Major climatic regions of the world

  1. 1. Major Climatic regions of the world Monsoon climate
  2. 2. Definition <ul><li>The change of wind direction due to seasons. </li></ul><ul><li>The Arabic &quot;mausim&quot; which means the season is the origin of the &quot;monsoon&quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>It originally meant southwesterly in summer and northeasterly in winter in the Arabian sea, but nowadays monsoon have the meaning of the seasonal wind. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Geographical Location <ul><li>Found in Indo-Pak Subcontinent and South East Asia, Western Australia, Western Africa, and Southern USA </li></ul>
  4. 5. Major Characteristics <ul><li>South-westerly winds blow from April to October. </li></ul><ul><li>Bring heavy rainfall </li></ul><ul><li>North-Easterly wind (November to March) are dry and often cool or cold. </li></ul>
  5. 7. Natural Vegetation <ul><li>Deciduous Forests, whose leaves shed during cold and dry season and new leaves come out in spring. </li></ul>
  6. 8. Plantation <ul><li>Rice </li></ul><ul><li>Sugar Cane </li></ul><ul><li>Bananas </li></ul><ul><li>Tea </li></ul><ul><li>Many Fruits </li></ul>
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