indian subcontinent SAIJIKI - monsoon: varsha

Updated: Sep 21, 2021

summer monsoon: southwest monsoon

June to September: whole of india

winter monsoon: seasonal rainfall

October to December: northeast india:


 


season: ritu

depression

trade winds


 

heavens: akaash

cloud burst

torrential rains

dramatic thunder and lightning

black clouds


 

earth: prithvi

summer monsoon - humid

winter monsoon - warm moist air

floods

landslides

potholes

tree fall



 

humanity: manushyata

rainwater harvesting

harvest season

leveling, rolling the field

airdropping the seed

fertilizing

planting of rice, cotton, soybeans

pookalam/ floral carpet for onam

making of clay/terracotta ganesha idols


 

observances: utsava

guru purnima

nariyal purnima

raksha bandhan

teej: Haryana, Rajasthan

puri rath yatra: Orissa

ganesh chaturthi

krishna janmashtami

hemis festival: Ladakh

behdienkhlam: Meghalaya

sao joao: Goa

adiperukku: Tamil Nadu

onam: Kerala new year


 

animals & birds: pashu & pakshi

blue-bearded bee-eater

malabar pit viper ( western ghats )

purple frog (western ghats )

hammer-headed worms

malabar gliding frog

tiger beetles

pied cuckoo

indian bullfrog

pink forest crab

red velvet mites/rain bugs

coral snakes


 

plants: paudhe

balsam

hydrangea

champa (spring?)

marigold

hibiscus

cassia fistula: amaltas


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