Eastern Mountains

Eastern Mountains

 

mountains on the eastern side of the Indian peninsula, between the Mahanadi River in the north and the Godavari in the south; part of the Eastern Ghats. The Eastern Mountains are about 500 km long. The eastern slope faces the Bay of Bengal and is steep; the opposite slope is more gradual. The highest point is Devodi-Munda (1,680 m). The Eastern Mountains are composed mainly of gneiss and granite. They consist of individual un-evenly raised clumpy massifs with leveled surfaces which are deeply scored by narrow valleys. The slopes have thick deciduous monsoon forests, and there are manganese deposits.

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NNA - The Civil Aviation Administration's Meteorological Department predicted the weather for Sunday to be cloudy, with a slight rise in temperature and the possibility of local rain, especially in the interior, and mild snow on the eastern mountains (more than 1800 meters) at night.
The forecast for today is partly cloudy in general during, clouds amount will increase at times over some eastern areas by afternoon mainly over the eastern mountains and adjacent areas, the NCMS said.
Further, the "formation of some convective clouds is probable by afternoon over some eastern mountains.
The Lebanese army recently launched military operations in the area against terrorists in the eastern mountains on the borders with Syria.
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico, Dhu-AlQa'dah 06, 1437, August 09, 2016, SPA -- Tropical Storm Javier strengthened as it pushed closer to the resort city of Cabo San Lucas on the tip of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula on Monday, while the death toll from former Hurricane Earl rose to 45 in the country's eastern mountains, according to AP.
Summary: A Lebanese national was killed in a blast on the barren eastern mountains across the border from a besieged Syrian town which earlier this week was evacuated of wounded rebel fighters and civilians, a security source told The Daily Star Wednesday.
Some clouds will appear over the eastern mountains by afternoon.
In the village of 'Al Lajal', there is Wadi 'Al Lajal' whose waters flow throughout the year from the Eastern mountains.
AQIM is mostly based in the Sahel area which crosses southern Algeria, but over the past few months the army has killed several militants in the eastern mountains, and security sources say some have been found with weapons traced to Libya.
Army regained full control over the Eastern mountains overlooking Rankous plain in al-Qalamoun, Damascus countryside, including Talet Ra'as Tahoun al-Hawa and Tadmour, headquarters of militant groups' leaders in the plain and al-Mahabeh villages.
This is a construction contract for construction work will be on tourist pavements in the Eastern Mountains and reconstruction of walking trails Fox on the project by the National Park in support of the EU Operational Programme.
The Sudanese president declared that all regions of the eastern mountains in South Kordofan state have become free from the insurgency and rebels.

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