The Tropical Region of South Asia
The Himalaya's can block the cold winds blowing to the south from Central Asia.
The coldest climate in South Asia lies on the northern edge which is in the Himalaya's.
Midlatitude and Highland Regions
Both the high temperatures of the hot season and heavy rains of the wet season deliver mixed blessings to South Asia, a region prone to natural disasters.
Along the lower Indus River in the northwestern part of South Asia, a desert climate keeps the land arid and windswept.