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Question

The characteristic type of rainfall in the equatorial region is

A

cyclonic rainfall

B

convectional rainfall

C

orographic rainfall

D

None of these

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Correct option is
B

convectional rainfall

The conventional rainfall is prevalent in equatorial regions.  In these area the warm air rises up and expands. Then the warm air reaches at a cooler layer and saturates, then condenses in the form of cumulus clouds. In equatorial region, the precipitation due to convectional rainfall occurs in the afternoon.
The correct option is B.

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