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1monzón masculinobefore noun monsoon season — estación de los monzones femenino
- India's dramatic seasons of drought and monsoon can destroy everything a person owns.
- As the monsoons fade and the dry seasons take over, this year particularly there is widespread fear and uncertainty about the future.
- The village waits for the monsoons to come and rain on its crops, but the ground remains dry and infertile.
- The Himalayan Range is the major cause of the summer monsoon rains.
- Following the dry season, the monsoons hit the community in full force; several people drowned, trapped in the city's storm water runoff channels.
- This time of year, the rice was planted, and it was up for the summer monsoons to finish the job.
- So it's been a long summer, a long hot summer, and once the hot season ends then the monsoon is just now come.
- Appropriate food as it was the day that the monsoon finally arrived in Delhi and you know how hungry rainy weather makes you.
- In sub-Saharan Africa rain comes in monsoons, which are large storms that dump a large amount of rain.
- The delayed monsoon had affected all crops adversely.
- In other parts of the world, there are summer rain, spring rain, monsoons and April showers that bring May flowers.
- His voice reminds you of the long awaited monsoon showers caressing the parched earth.
- The monsoon showers are here again to swathe the State in a watery blanket.
- The tree planting spree has started and monsoon rainfall will sustain it.
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