4) Kerala is the first state to receive the monsoon winds and Tamil Nadu is the last to see its retreat in India.
Which is the season of retreating monsoon in India?
Hint:The South-West Monsoon starts retreating from northern India in early October. Hence, the months of October and November are known for the retreating monsoon.
What is the return monsoon season called in our country?
It is during the retreating monsoon season in India that the southeastern coast receives a lot of rainfall; tropical cyclones also occur during this time. The state of Tamil Nadu receives almost half of its annual rainfall during this time. This is called the winter monsoon or the northeast monsoons.
What are the six seasons of Indian climate?
|Winter||December to January||Very Cool|
|Spring||Feburary to March||Sunny and pleasant.|
|Summer||April to June||Hot|
|Monsoon||July to Mid-September||Wet, hot and humid|
What are the four main characteristics of retreating monsoon?
The following are the four main characteristics of the retreating monsoon:
- During October and November, the south-west monsoon winds become weaker and start retreating.
- The retreat of the monsoon is marked by clear skies and an increase in mercury level in the northern plains.
Which is connected with rainfall in India?
Rainfall in India is not associated with Anticyclones. An ‘anticyclone’ is opposite to a cyclone, in which winds move into a low-pressure area. In an anticyclone, winds move out from a high-pressure area with wind direction clockwise in the northern hemisphere, anti-clockwise in the southern hemisphere.