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Monsoons

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 http://www.buzzle.com/articles/what-causes-monsoons.htmlFree Dictionary. (2013). Monsoon. Retrieved from http://www.thefreedictionary.com/monsoonFreeman, C. (5, August 2007). Death toll in monsoon disaster rises. Retrieved from http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/1559513/Death-toll-in-monsoon-disaster-rises-to-1400.htmlShrimali, J. (2010, July 27). Take care: monsoon. Retrieved from http://tips-lifecare.blogspot.com/2010/07/monsoon-precautions-to-be-taken-in-when.html

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


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