6th Class Social Science India : Climate, Vegetation and Wildlife Question Bank India-Climate, Natural Vegetation and Wildlife - Long answer Type Question

  • question_answer What are the factors that are responsible for climatic changes in India?


    (i) Location-Near the sea there is equable climate and far from the sea in the interior continental climate. (ii) Latitudinal extent below the Tropic of Cancer. (iii) Relief-Relief features because more rain on the windward side and less on the lee side. Aravallis are parallel to the winds so less rain in Rajasthan. (iv) The higher one goes up into the atmosphere, the temperature decreases by \[1{}^\circ C\]for every 166 meters of ascent. (v)  Winds are affected by low and high pressure conditions as winds blow from high pressure to low pressure areas.

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