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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">The line in a [[weather map]] showing the locations of relatively minimum sea level [[pressure]] in a [[monsoon]] region.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">Most of the active transient disturbances producing the monsoon [[rain]] develop and move along  the monsoon trough region.</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">The portion of the [[intertropical convergence zone]] that extends into a [[monsoon circulation]] as depicted by a line on a [[weather map]]. The area features directional [[wind shear]], [[convergence]], and relatively low [[sea level pressure]] sitting between [[trade winds]] on the poleward side and monsoonal [[wind|winds]] on the equatorward side. The resulting [[cyclonic]] [[vorticity]] is conducive for tropical [[cyclogenesis]] in addition to [[rain]] and strong wind.</div><br/> </div>
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<p>''Term edited 10 August 2021.''</p>
  
 
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monsoon trough

The portion of the intertropical convergence zone that extends into a monsoon circulation as depicted by a line on a weather map. The area features directional wind shear, convergence, and relatively low sea level pressure sitting between trade winds on the poleward side and monsoonal winds on the equatorward side. The resulting cyclonic vorticity is conducive for tropical cyclogenesis in addition to rain and strong wind.

Term edited 10 August 2021.


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