Geography

What causes rainfall during winters in north-western part of India?


ANSWER

Western cyclonic disturbances


SOLUTION
A Western disturbance is an extratropical storm originating in the Mediterranean region that brings sudden winter rain to the northwestern parts of the Indian subcontinent. It is a non-monsoonal precipitation pattern driven by the westerlies. The moisture in these storms usually originates over the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic ocean.
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