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 »

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 »

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 »

The nation of China, or the People's Republic of China, is located in the region of East Asia. It is one of the easternmost countries on the Asian continent, bordering 14 different sovereign states, including Russia and ... More »

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 »

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Latitude affects climate by influencing the intensity of the sun in a region. The angle and duration of the sun's energy determine surface temperature so that higher latitudes receive less heat, but lower latitudes close... More »

Landforms affect climate by altering the wind and rate of evaporation, which can cause changes in the temperature, humidity and precipitation of a region. When storm fronts run into landforms, such as mountains or high p... More »