Why do western slopes of western Ghats receive orographic rainfall?
Due to facing slopes of the south west monsoon
Due to western disturbances
Due to tropical cyclones
Due to convectional rainfall
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As the summer (wet) monsoons approach the West Coast of India, they rise up the western Ghats (mountains) and the air cools. This cool air is less able to hold moisture and it is released as rainfall. This is called OROGRAPHIC RAINFALL.