Subsaharan monsoon

The African monsoon in sub-Saharan Africa is different from the monsoon rains that water the vast Seren-geti Plains or the areas of East Africa that adjoin the Indian Ocean. The sub-Saharan monsoon is caused by seasonal shifts in the Intertropical Convergence Zone. The Sahara Desert reaches great temperatures in the summertime and creates hot air low-pressure centers. As they move off of the African continent from June to December, they cross the Atlantic Ocean and have the potential to develop into hurricanes. However, in the winter, the dry northeastern trade winds and the extreme harmattan winds shift and bring dry weather to the regions to the south. In the summer, they act to bring moisture to the savannah regions and to the Sahel as far east as the Sudan.

Renewable Energy Eco Friendly

Renewable Energy Eco Friendly

Renewable energy is energy that is generated from sunlight, rain, tides, geothermal heat and wind. These sources are naturally and constantly replenished, which is why they are deemed as renewable.

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