Monsoon in India- related key facts:

  1. Generally, across the world, the monsoons are experienced in the tropical area roughly
    between 20° N and 20° S.
  2. Out of a total of 4 seasonal divisions of India, monsoon occupy 2 divisions, namely- the
    southwest monsoon season and the retreating monsoon season.
    What is the Northeast monsoon?
    ● Occurs during October to December, and is a small-scale monsoon compared to South- West
    ● It is confined to the Southern peninsula.
    ● The rainfall associated with the Northeast monsoon is important for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry,
    Karaikal, Yanam, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, north interior Karnataka, Mahe and
    ● Some South Asian countries such as Maldives, Sri Lanka and Myanmar, too, record rainfall
    during October to December.

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