In India, maximum amount of rainfall is received from

  1. Western Disturbances
  2. North-east Monsoon
  3. South-west Monsoon
  4. Retreating Monsoon


The south-west monsoon occur from June through September. The northern and central Indian subcontinent heat up considerably during the hot summers. This causes a low pressure area over the northern and central Indian subcontinent. To fill this void, the moisture-laden winds from the Indian Ocean (South-west) rush into the subcontinent.

On reaching the southernmost point of the Indian Peninsula, the moisture-laden winds divide into two parts: the Arabian Sea Branch and the Bay of Bengal Branch.

The correct option is C.