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What Causes Monsoons?

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A Short Reader

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 2 to 4
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   2.42

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    rushes, winds, some, ocean, switch, land, toward, across, have, strong, people, dangerous, place, than, severe, blows
     content words:    In August


What Causes Monsoons?
By Cindy Grigg
  

1     Some places don't have spring, summer, fall, and winter like our seasons. Some places have monsoons. The monsoons bring a wet season and a dry season.
 
2     Monsoons are seasonal winds. Parts of Asia have strong monsoons. In winter, air over the land of Asia is colder than the air over the ocean. Warmer air over the ocean rises. Cooler air over the land moves out to take its place. In winter, the monsoon blows cool, dry air over land toward the ocean.

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