Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 6th Standard

Chennai, Cuddalore and Cauvery delta are frequently affected by floods. Give reason. - General Science

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Chennai, Cuddalore, and Cauvery delta are frequently affected by floods. Give reason.

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Solution

  1. In our State, the Northeast Monsoon season starts from October. It will continue till December.
  2. Every year, during this Northeast Monsoon season, low-pressure depressions are formed in the Bay of Bengal.
  3. The low-pressure depressions are then transformed into cyclones and hit the coastal districts.
  4. Heavy rain follows the depressions and cyclones.
  5. Hence, Chennai, Cuddalore, and Cauvery delta are often affected by floods.
Concept: Floods
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Samacheer Kalvi Social Science Term 3 - Class 6th Tamil Nadu State Board
Chapter 2.3 Understanding Disaster
Exercise | Q I. 4. | Page 193
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