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Which one of the following is the driest region?
1. Mumbai
2. Delhi
3. Leh
4. Bengaluru

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Leh

The correct answer is Leh.

  • Leh is the driest region among the following.
  • The reason behind this is because Leh has a cold desert climate with long, cold winters from late November to early March, with minimum temperatures well below freezing for most of the winter.
  • The city gets occasional snowfall during winter.
  • The weather in the remaining months is generally fine and warm during the day.
  • The average annual rainfall is only 102 mm (4.02 inches).
  • In 2010 the city experienced flash floods that killed more than 100 people.

  • Administrative Head of following regions:-
    • Mumbai - Uddhav Thackeray
    • Delhi - Arvind Kejriwal
    • LehRadha Krishna Mathur
    • BengaluruB. S. Yediyurappa

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