Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) Class 8th
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Write about types of wind. - Social Science

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Write about types of wind.

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The wind systems are broadly categorized into three as follows.

  • Planetary winds
    Planetary Winds are the ones which blow almost in the same direction throughout the year. So, they are called as Permanent or planetary winds. Trade winds, Westerlies, and polar easterlies are the types of prevailing winds.
  • Seasonal winds
    Seasonal winds are those which change their direction according to season in a year. They are called as monsoon winds. These winds blow from sea to land during summer and land to sea during winter
  • Local winds
    Local winds are the winds blow over a small area only during a particular time of a day or a short period of a year. Land and sea breezes are example of these winds.
Concept: Wind
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Samacheer Kalvi Social Science Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board
Chapter 2.2 Weather and Climate
Evaluation | Q VIII. 2 | Page 103
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