Why parts of Rajasthan, Gujarat and the leeward side of the Western Ghats are drought-prone?

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Parts of Rajasthan, Gujarat and the leeward side of the Western Ghats are drought-prone because of the scanty rainfall received by these regions during the monsoon rains. The progressive decrease in the humidity of the winds of the Bay of Bengal branch causes the amount of rainfall to decrease from east... read more
Parts of Rajasthan, Gujarat and the leeward side of the Western Ghats are drought-prone because of the scanty rainfall received by these regions during the monsoon rains. The progressive decrease in the humidity of the winds of the Bay of Bengal branch causes the amount of rainfall to decrease from east to west in northern India. As the leeward side of the Western Ghats is the rain-shadow area, the places located in this region receive very little rainfall from the Arabian Sea branch. It is the windward side of the Ghats that receives the maximum rain read less
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Only wind-ward side of the western ghats receive rain and the lee-ward side is in a rain shadow and does not get rain. These areas also do not receive rain from monsoon due to the moist air from the bay of Bengal. As a result parts of Rajasthan and Gujrat are dry and drought-prone
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Parts of Rajasthan, Gujarat and the leeward side of Western ghats are drought-prone because they receive scanty rainfall. The monsoon winds are left with very less moisture by the time they reach Rajasthan and Gujarat so these areas are drought prone. The Western Ghats stops the rain bearing winds to... read more

Parts of Rajasthan, Gujarat and the leeward side of Western ghats are drought-prone because they receive scanty rainfall. The monsoon winds are left with very less moisture by the time they reach Rajasthan and Gujarat so these areas are drought prone. The Western Ghats stops the rain bearing winds to enter into the leeward side so it is also drought-prone area.

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