Geography

Why do the interior of the Deccan plateau and east of the Sahyadris receive low rainfall?


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  • Deccan plateau is a large plateau in India covering southern part of India.
  • It is located between Eastern and Western Ghats. It is like a downward pointing triangle.
  • Eastern region of Western Ghats and east of Sahyadris lie in the rain shadow region. Western Ghats are very tall that it blocks moisture laden south-west winds to reach them and hence receives scanty rainfall.

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