Chapter 4

NCERT
Class 9
Geography
Solutions
(i) On the basis of the news items above, find out the names of places and the seasons described.

Question:

(i) On the basis of the news items above, find out the names of places and the seasons described.

(ii) Compare the rainfall description of Chennai and Mumbai and explain the reasons for the difference.

(iii) Evaluate a flood as a disaster with the help of a case study.

Answer:

(i) Seasons: Winter season and Rainy season. Places: Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi, Srinagar, Amritsar, Shimla While Chennai receives monsoon from retreating north-east monsoon.

(ii)There is heavier rainfall in Mumbai than in Chennai Mumbai gets rainfall from the South-West monsoon.

(iii) Flood is a disaster because Excessive water accumulation blocks the roads, and destroys the harvest. In such a situation, the lives of people get disordered.

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