monsoon depression

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A summer low pressure system affecting South Asia, 1 000–2 500 km across, with a cyclone circulation about 8 km. Lasting two to five days, it comes roughly twice monthly, bringing 100–200 mm of rain per day. See Daggupaty and Sikka (1977) J. Atmos. Scis 34, 5.

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