Weather 101 Moosoons

Posted by on Wednesday, September 14, 2016

In meteorology a monsoon is a seasonal change in the direction of the strongest wind in a region.

Monsoons cause wet and dry seasons throughout much of the tropics. They are most often associated with the Indian Ocean.

Most of the time during the summer, the land is warmer than the ocean. This causes air to rise over the land and air to blow in from the ocean to fill the void left by the air that rose. As you know, rising air leads to cloud formation and precipitation.

Monsoons always blow from cold to warm regions.



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