What is the name given to the climate of India? Mention any two factors responsible for such a type of climate.
Name the following:
(i) The winds that bring heavy rain to Cherrapunji
(ii) The local wind that bring a light rainfall to South India and is good for tea and coffee crops.
Give geographical reasons for each of the following:
(i) Kanpur has extreme temperature conditions.
(ii) Kochi is warmer than Mumbai even though both lie on the western coast of India.
(iii) The Ganga Plains gets the monsoon rain much later than the west coast of India.
Study the climatic data of station x given below and answer the questions that follow:
(i) Calculate the total annual rainfall experienced by the station.
(ii) What is the annual range of temperature?
(iii) On which coast of India does the station lie? Give reason for your answer.
Give a geographical reason for the each of the following:
(i) Alluvial soil differs in texture.
(ii) Black soil does not get leached.
(iii) Khadar is more fertile than banghar.
(i) Name the forest which is commercially most important in India.
(ii) Name two trees which grow in this forest.
(i) Name the forests which grow on the wind ward slope of the Western Ghats.
(ii) Why do such forests grow in this region?