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Short Essay on 'Rainy Season' (225 Words)

Short Essay on 'Rainy Season' (225 Words)
The 'Rainy Season' comes after the Summer Season. This season begins in the middle of June, and continues upto September in India. According to Hindu Calendar this season is felt in the months of Asaadha and Shravana. The Rainy Season begins in India when the South West Monsoon winds begin to blow over this country. During the season, the sky is generally overcast with cloud. The Rainy Season comes after the Summer Season, so, this season brings relief to the burning earth scorched in the summer heat.

The Rainy Season bring the Nature back to life. This Season is helpful to us in many ways. The soil becomes wet and the leaves of trees soothed and nourished with new drops of water. Trees look more and more green. It is a is a good season for cultivation. We enjoy rains. Sometimes, rains come along with lightning and thunder.

The Rainy Season is also with troubles. Excessive rains cause flood and absence of rain creates drought. It brings us some inconveniences. As due to heavy rains roads become muddy, people face difficulty in going from one place to another. It can bring pollution and diseases to the people. Prices of essential commodities go up due to interruptions in supply of goods to the market. The flood occurs and brings heavy damage to crops and lives. 

Of all the seasons in India, rainy season is awaited the most. India is a hot country and rain is thus very beautiful and pleasant. The temperature during summers crosses 45 degrees thus making the lands hot and parched and the ponds and tanks dry. The water level in the well sinks thus increasing scarcity of water everywhere. The life between the hot sky and the hot land becomes miserable and human beings, beasts and birds, all begin to long for the rains.

The rainy season comes after summer. It brings relief from hot summer days. This season begins in the middle of June and lasts till September. During this season the sky is overcast and masses of clouds move about. Sometimes with rains there are storms, lightning and thunder too. A drop of rain falls upon my head. I look into the sky. Drops turn into showers and showers in downpours and the rainy season now sets in. Almost daily in the afternoons especially, the sky is overcast with grey or dark clouds. The cool wind begins to blow. Sometimes it rains and sometimes it does not, sometimes the clouds hover in the sky even in the morning and at night. It rains in the morning, in the afternoon, in the evening and during nights. The thunder and the lightening amidst the clouds make the nights horribly dark.

But the heat and dust of the summer days subsides. The temperature goes down to tens of degrees and the dust clouds turn into water full clouds. The atmosphere cools down all over. Cheers and joys return to life. The old, the youth and the children are cheerful. They come out in the open plains or in the roof. They bathe in the cool currents of rains and dance out in joy. The children float their mimic paper boats in some pool under the window of their houses. The young women swing from a tree. The farmers come out in open fields for cultivation. Birds of various colored feathers express their joy in their sweet notes. The peacocks dance on the hill tops or a mound. The cattle’s hop and jump in the meadows and in the field.

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Indian rain is known as the monsoon rains. It is the life of our agriculture. The economists and geographers have called Indian agriculture as” the gamble of monsoons”. If the monsoon wind fails, India witnesses zero rainfall as a result of which thousands of people and animals are killed. So rains are very essential for our agriculture and subsistence.

Rainy season has a few disadvantages too. Sometimes, torrential and continuous rain causes the mud and the old brick houses to fall to the ground. The rivers are flooded. They cause a great harm to the crops, the riches and the life of the people. Epidemics like malaria, cholera and skin diseases are caused. Whatever be the disadvantages we cannot survive without rains.

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