Tropical Monsoons & Savannahs – Secrets of World Climate, Episode 2

For so many of us in the developed world, the seasons are defined by temperature. The freshness of spring, the heat of summer, the chill of autumn and the cold of winter. But for the billions of people on our planet that live in the tropics, the seasons are marked by the presence, and absence, […]

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Monsoons

Indian nursery rhymes often invite rain by saying “Ye re ye re pavsa” whereas a popular English nursery rhyme says “rain rain go away”. In my opinion, the reason for this difference is that India gets rain mainly during 4-5 months of summer monsoon while in contrast, England receives it throughout the year. It’s human […]

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Severe Weather Update: Monsoon rains in northern Queensland 30 January 2019

Hello again. Tropical north Queensland is in for more very wet weather over the coming days as the monsoon continues to strengthen, on the back what’s already been a very soggy start to 2019. Many roads are currently cut off and rescue teams are on the ground preparing for further heavy rain and flooding. This […]

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Sultry afternoon with heat advisory, heavy monsoon rain returns tonight_190718

good afternoon the monsoon front dropped heavy showers and the southern provinces until this morning but rain will taper off during the day but pick up later again tonight and the southern coastal regions are forecast to see up to 250 millimeters of torrential showers meanwhile those of us in the rain free areas will […]

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