DMPQ-Define Anticyclones. Discuss the different types of Anticyclones.

Anticyclones are centres of high pressure.They are surrounded by closed isobars having decreasing pressure outward.  The circulation is from central high pressure towards the periphery in such a way that air blows outwards in a clockwise direction in the Northern hemisphere and anticlockwise direction in the southern hemisphere. Due to Coriolis force, blowing winds are … Read more

DMPQ-Discuss the different types of permanent winds.

Permanent winds are also called invariable or planetary wind systems because they blow over larger areas of the earth. They blow in the same direction throughout the year. Trade Winds These flow from subtropical high-pressure belts to equatorial low-pressure belts in both hemispheres north and south. These are known as Northeast trade winds in the … Read more

DMPQ-Write an essay on Secondary or seasonal Winds.

. These winds change their directions with the seasonal changes or periodically. Monsoon Winds A monsoon wind is a seasonal wind found especially in Asia that reverses direction between summer and winter and often brings heavy rains. The Asiatic monsoon is the result of the interaction of both the planetary wind system and regional factors, … Read more

DMPQ-State the favourable conditions required for Cotton Cultivation. Mention the major cotton cultivating Indian States.

India lost a large proportion of cotton growing area to Pakistan during partition. However, its acreage has increased considerably during the last 50 years. Cotton is a tropical or sub-tropical crop grown in semi-arid areas of the country (mainly in the Deccan Plateau).  Hard-frost is injurious to cotton cultivation and it requires at least 210 … Read more

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