Long Answer Type Question: Explain different types of seasons found in India. - Social Science

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Long Answer Type Question:

Explain different types of seasons found in India.

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Four major seasons are found in India:

  1. Cold Weather Season (Winter): This season occurs in the month of December and lasts up to the month of February. During this season temperature remains cold in northern India because the sun rays do not fall directly in the region. ,
  2. Hot weather season (Summer): This season starts in the month of March and ends in the month of May. During this season temperature becomes very hot because the sun rays fall directly in the region. Hot and dry winds called loo blow during the day time.
  3. Southwest monsoon season (Rainy season): This season is marked by the advent and advance of the monsoon. The winds blow from the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal towards the land. They carry moisture with them. When these winds strike the mountain barriers it begins raining.
  4. Season of retreating monsoon (Autumn): This is the season of retreating monsoons. During this season winds move back from the mainland to the Bay of Bengal. The southern parts of India receive rainfall this season.
Concept: Climate
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