Some facts about monsoons include that they commonly occur in the summer and they are characterized by hot, rainy weather. Monsoons are the seasonal change in the direction of the prevailing winds in a region. They occur... More » Science Weather & Tides

Some important facts about a monsoon is that it is a seasonal change in the winds that causes tropical wet and dry seasons, blowing into warm areas from cold regions. The two main types of monsoons are the summer monsoon... More » Science Weather & Tides Storms

Rattlesnakes are known for the rattles on their tails; these are made from the same material as human fingernails. They have heat-sensing pits on the sides of their heads that they use to locate prey, and young rattlesna... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes
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