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Descriptor in English: Rainy Season
Descriptor in Spanish: Estación Lluviosa
Descriptor in Portuguese: Estação Chuvosa
Descriptor in French: Saison des Pluies
Entry term(s): Green Season
Wet Season
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.587.502
Scope note: Term used mainly in tropical regions for the annually recurring period of high rainfall which is preceded and followed by dry periods. In the latitudes concerned, this season is often the cause of flood disaters. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
See also the descriptors: Tropical Climate MeSH
DeCS UI: 35096
Descriptor UI: DDCS035096
Rainy Season - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060953
Scope note Term used mainly in tropical regions for the annually recurring period of high rainfall which is preceded and followed by dry periods. In the latitudes concerned, this season is often the cause of flood disaters. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Preferred term Rainy Season
Entry term(s) Green Season
Wet Season



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