Q.2 Suggest two methods to find out wind direction at a given place.


Answer :

Methods to find out the wind direction at a given place are as follows

(i) By seeing the direction of dry leaves released in the air.

(ii) Take a piece of a thread in your hand. Allow it to fall from your hand. It will flow in the direction in which the wind is blowing.

(iii) While flying a kite, the direction in which the kite flies shall be the wind direction.

(iv) Take some fine and light sand in your hand and slowly slip it off. The movement of dust particles in a particular direction will give the direction of the wind.

(v) An instrument called an anemometer can be used to find the direction and speed of the wind.

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