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Characteristics:Have high windsHeavy rainfallCauses extensive flooding if they arrive too early in the seasonCauses drought if they arrive late in the season

Seasonal Changes- Summer: Suns rays heat the land and surrounding air.Hot air rises and cool air from the ocean rushes in brining heavy rains to China.Winter: Suns rays heat the ocean and surrounding air.Cold air moves from the land to the sea bringing heavy rains to India.

Monsoons: A seasonal wind that brings heavy rains and high winds to southern Asia. Caused by the Earth’s tilt in relation to the Sun

Precautions:Boil water before drinkingAvoid flooded bridgesCarry an umbrellaCarry additional dry clothes

CitationsBuzzle. (2012). What causes monsoons?. Retrieved from Dictionary. (2013). Monsoon. Retrieved from, C. (5, August 2007). Death toll in monsoon disaster rises. Retrieved from, J. (2010, July 27). Take care: monsoon. Retrieved from

August 2007IndiaNearly 25 million displacedApproximately 1400 killedRice patties were covered in silt when flooding receded


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