Saturday, September 25, 2010

India Weather

India Climate

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India is a vast country and there are different climatic changes in the whole year. The country experiences freezing winters to scorching summers. There are extremely hot desert regions and there are also high altitude areas with severely freezing winters. One cannot expect a similar season for the year. Northern India is usually cold and southern India experiences warm climate and a moderate climate in the western part of India. Severe hot weather occurs between March and June whereas Monsoon arrives in between June and early October.

The areas in the western Himalayas like the Srinagar, Gulmarg etc. experience chilly winters. The upper areas in the Northern India are usually covered with snow in winters and therefore the temperatures also come down to minus. Warmer wear is advisable in the colder months.

The six climatic regions that can be found in India are Hot and Dry, Warm and Humid, Moderate, Cold and Sunny, Cold and Cloudy and Composite.

The months of November to February are quite cool and it’s the best time for the tourists from around the world. There are various hill stations in northern India like the Kullu Manali hill station, Shimla hill station which are the most pleasant paradise for honeymooners and South India hill stations like Coonoor and Coorg etc.

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