SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-7

  • question_answer
    Winter rainfall in North-West India is caused by

    A)  South-West Monsoon   

    B)  Retreating monsoon

    C)  Tropical cyclones

    D)         Western Disturbances

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] The western disturbances originate in the Mediterranean Sea and enter India after crossing over Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan. On their way, their moisture content is augmented from the Caspian Sea and the Persian Gulf. They are often in an occluded form when they reach India. They intensify over Rajasthan, Punjab, and Haryana belt causing light rain in the Indo-Gangetic plains and snowfall in the Himalayan belt.

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