Chapter 4

NCERT
Class 9
Geography
Solutions
2. Why is it that the houses in the Tarai region and Goa and Mangalore have sloping roofs?

Question:

Why is it that the houses in the Tarai region and Goa and Mangalore have sloping roofs?

Answer:

Tarai regions receive heavy rainfall during monsoon. These sloping roofs do not allow water to accumulate and water can easily flow off. That's why the houses in the Tarai region and Goa and Mangalore have sloping roofs.

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