The East Asia summer monsoons bring moist, warm air to the region in the form of rain. This rainfall significantly effects China's economy and society. This is because it constitutes the bulk of the rain received by Chin... More » Science

The annual monsoon rains are vital for India because around 80 percent of the country's rainfall occurs during monsoon season. While the torrential rains can be a headache and cause flooding and other issues, they are vi... More » Science Weather & Tides Weather Seasons

The partition of India at the end of 350 years of British rule in 1947 resulted in riots, looting, murders and a flood of 15 million refugees. The division of the former British possession into the countries of Pakistan ... More » Geography Asia South Asia
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The climate in China varies depending on the season and the region. The climate can be freezing with mountains covered in snow during certain months, while in other regions it can be dry and humid, depending on the time ... More » Geography Asia East Asia

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