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What are monsoons caused by?

Thats a very heavy question and might need a dozen pages to briefly answer, but however its better to summarize the answer and refer to the most detailed review work of Pin Xian Wang and his team ...
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Why is Somalia so dry?

The Somali Desert is in the rain shadow region of the Ethiopian Highlands. This has contributed to the aridity of the region. The diversion of moist air to the low-pressure regions in the South West ...
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Are La-Nina and positive Indian Ocean dipole similar?

The Indian Ocean dipole is essentially a measure of the difference in sea surface temperatures between the western and eastern Indian Ocean. The El Nino and La Nina are the opposite phases of the El ...
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Why does the Inter tropical Convergence Zone shift?

Answers: A) ITCZ and Monsoon Trough are the zones around Earth’s equator where winds of both hemispheres meet. Winds blow from areas of high pressure (cold air masses) towards areas of low pressure (...
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What are monsoons caused by?

Monsoons are caused by ITCZ changing between the months. This means that because the earth tilts 23.5 degrees north each year, maximum solar insolation varies, causing low pressure to gather. Hence ...
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