Mention characteristics of north east trade winds. Tell everything about them.

Please tell their origin too.

Northeast trade winds originates on the equatorial sides of the horse latitudes which are the two belts of high air pressure.One lying between 25 & 30*N of the equator and the other lying between 25* and 30*south of it.

The characteristics of Northeast trade winds are:

1.They blow predominantly from the northeast in he northern hemisphere to the southeast in the southern hemishere2.They are alwas prevalent in the low pressure belts across the equatorial zones.
3.It is created when a low pressure belt exists over the equator.This is the region of calm,ascending air and is called doldrums.

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