Q- What are the variations in precipitation in India?
Answer- The variations in precipitation in India are as follows:
- Precipitation is mostly in the form of snowfall in the upper parts of Himalayas but it rains over the rest of the country.
- There are variations not only in the form and the type of precipitation but also in its almost and the seasonal distribution.
- The annual precipitation varies from 4500 cm in Meghalaya to less than 10 cm in Ladakh and western Rajasthan.
- Most parts of the country receives rainfall from June to September but some parts like the Tamil Nadu coasts gets most of its rains during October and November.