6. Winds related to regional and local air movements: Monsoons and Föhn

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6. Winds related to regional and local air movements: Monsoons and Föhn

6.1 Monsoons

The origin of the word monsoon is the Arabic word mawsin, which means season.
 
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Indian Monsoons
 

 
 

6.2 Föhn & Chinook winds

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foehn_wind

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Chinook Winds

Time-lapse video of a Föhn wave

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