The burst of monsoon in West Bengal called

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

(a) Bardoli Chheerha

(b) Cyclone

(c) Blossom Shower

(d) Nor Westers

The burst of monsoon in West Bengal is called Bardoli Chheerha. This time of year sees three-fourths of the annual rainfall.

Burst of Monsoon in West Bengal

  • In India’s plains, the average annual rainfall during this season is about 87%.
  • In Andaman & Nicobar Islands, the monsoon typically arrives on May 20.
  • In comparison to the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal sees the monsoon advance much more quickly.
  • Locally known as Kal Baisakhi, the severe thunderstorms are common throughout India’s Gangetic plains and on the Chota Nagpur Plateau.
  • The southwest monsoon often begins over Kerala on June 1st, making Kerala the first spot it enters the Indian subcontinent.
  • The monsoons move forward swiftly, producing a lot of thunder, lightning, and torrential rain.
  • The term monsoon burst refers to this quick commencement of rain.
  • The monsoons might occasionally arrive significantly earlier or later than expected.
  • The typical onset window is from May 29 to June 7.
  • The Bay branch is diverted westward by the Himalayan barrier as it approaches the foothills of the Himalayas and continues up the Gangetic plain.


The burst of monsoon in West Bengal called? (a) Bardoli Chheerha (b) Cyclone (c) Blossom Shower (d) Nor Westers

Bardoli Chheerha is the burst of monsoon in West Bengal. It sees about three-fourths of annual rainfall. Over most of Assam, the Bay of Bengal branch expands very quickly. It often arrives in Kolkata on June 7.


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