Define monsoons. What do you understand by “break” in monsoon?

 

Answer:

Points to Remember

  1. Monsoon - seasonal reversal in the wind direction 
  2. Break of the Monsoon: monsoon rains take place only for a few days at a time

Answer to be written in exam

  1. The word monsoon is derived from the Arabic word ‘mausim’ which means season. The monsoon refers to the seasonal reversal in the wind direction during a year.
  2. Break of the Monsoon: The monsoon rains take place only for a few days at a time. They are characterized by rainless intervals .
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