Examples of monsoon in the following topics:
have put forth differing theories to explain the disappearance of the Harappans,
including an Aryan Invasion and climate change marked by overwhelming monsoons.
- Another disastrous change in the Harappan climate might have been
eastward-moving monsoons, or winds that bring heavy rains.
- Monsoons can be both
helpful and detrimental to a climate, depending on whether they support or
destroy vegetation and agriculture.
- The monsoons that came to the Indus River
Valley aided the growth of agricultural surpluses, which supported the
development of cities, such as Harappa.
- The population came to rely on seasonal
monsoons rather than irrigation, and as the monsoons
shifted eastward, the water supply would have dried up.
- Activists and scholars have offered a number of conflicting reasons for this phenomenon, such as monsoon failure, high debt burdens, genetically modified crops, government policies, public mental health, personal issues, and family problems.
- Starting around 100 BCE, a route from Egypt to India was established, making use of the Red Sea and using monsoon winds to cross the Arabian Sea directly to southern India.