Geography

Which of the following cities receive rain for almost nine months in the year?


ANSWER

Thiruvananthapuram and Shillong


SOLUTION

  • Thiruvananthapuram and Cherrapunji near Shillong receive rainfall for almost nine months in the year.
  • Thiruvananthapuram is first city that is hit by south-west monsoon in June and receives rainfall through this monsoon and after that, in the months of October, it receives rain from the northeast monsoon. Dry season sets only after December.
  • On the other hand Cherrapunji near Shillong is high above the sea level, covered by mountains and dense forests and it apparently get more rains throughout the year.

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