General Knowledge - World Geography - Discussion


The Harmattan is

[A]. cool, extremely dry wind that forms over the Sahara and blows westward or south-westward to the African coast
[B]. wind that blows during the dry season from December to February
[C]. tertiary wind that carry great quantities of fine dust from the Sahara
[D]. All of the above

Answer: Option D


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Raviteja said: (Aug 25, 2012)  
The Harmattan is a dry and dusty West African trade wind. It blows south from the Sahara into the Gulf of Guinea between the end of November and the middle of March (winter). The temperatures can be as low as 3 degrees Celsius.

Abhishek Singh said: (Jan 11, 2017)  
Harmattan is a hot wind, not cool.

Martin said: (Apr 17, 2017)  
It blows from the east to the west and it is cold and it carry sand particles.

Aditya said: (Apr 19, 2017)  
Which wind is hot or cold?

Khelkham said: (Jul 12, 2018)  
How can it be?

The wind blow through the Sahara desert will be hot.

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