Geography

Write short note on 'Loo'.


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  • The wind flowing in the northern plains in summers is known as 'loo'.
  • Loo is a strong hot and dry winds that blows over the western Indo-Gangetic plain of north India and Pakistan.
  • It is especially strong in the months of May and June.

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