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Give Reason as to Why. Seasonal Reversal of Wind Direction Takes Place Over the Indian Subcontinent? - Social Science

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Give reason as to why.
Seasonal reversal of wind direction takes place over the Indian subcontinent?

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Solution

The seasonal reversal of wind direction over the Indian subcontinent is the result of the Coriolis force. It is an apparent force caused by the Earth's rotation. The Coriolois force is responsible for deflecting winds towards the right in the northern hemisphere and towards the left in the southern hemisphere.

Concept: Introduction of Climate
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NCERT Class 9 Social Science Geography Contemporary India 1
Chapter 4 Climate
Exercise | Q 4.1 | Page 39
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