03 January, 2020
4 Min Read
Syllabus subtopic: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location- changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.
Prelims and Mains focus: About the monsoon: its features and impact; South-west and north-east monsoon
News: 2019 was a year of bountiful rain. The year’s Northeast monsoon ended on a high, with the season’s total rainfall recorded remaining 30 per cent surplus.
Northeast Monsoon (Retreating Monsoon)
Monsoon in India
Southwest V/s Northeast monsoon
Source: Indian Express
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