What is difference between weather condition created by north east trade winds and the western disturbance during the winters in the Northern Plains of India

Dear Student,

The following points may help you:

a. It is during the cold weather season that north east trade winds blow throughout the country. As they blow from land to sea, it is characterised by dry weather conditions.
b. They also bring about winter rainfall, in Tamil Nadu coast as they pass over Bay of Bengal.
c.Western disturbances   on the other hand which are the moisture laden cyclones originating over Mediterranean sea  usually influence the weather of the north and north-western regions of India.
d.Due to the impact of an approaching western disturbance, the wind direction changes. The moist easterly wind which blows which increases the  humidity levels and causes light rain in Northern India. They cause winter rains in the North western part of India. 



  • 1
What are you looking for?