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date: 29 January 2020

‘burst of monsoon’ 

A Dictionary of Ecology

Michael Allaby

The abrupt onset of a marked change in weather conditions in the Indian subcontinent and southeast Asia, associated with the arrival of humid south-westerly winds which displace the hot, dry, pre-monsoon regime. The changed surface-level wind pattern is related to the establishment of a high-level easterly ... ...

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