Describe the distribution of rainfall in India
The annual rainfall distribution is highly variable in India. The western coast and the north-east receive more than 400 cm of annual rainfall. On the other hand, the desert regions of Rajasthan and some parts of Gujarat, Haryana and Punjab receive less than 60 cm of rainfall. The interior regions of Deccan Plateau receive low rainfall as well. The Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir also receives low rainfall and is known as a cold desert. The northern plains receive moderate rainfall.