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Lands of the Monsoon
Discover how life around southern Asia has been shaped by the region's rampaging monsoons, from Tibet all the way to northern Australia.

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Episodes
Ep 1
Waiting For The Rains
Watch January 10, 8:00pm
Ep 2
Deluge
Watch January 17, 8:00pm
Ep 3
The Drought
Watch January 24, 8:00pm
Ep 4
Strange Castaways
Watch January 31, 8:00pm
Waiting For The Rains
On Christmas Island, the monsoons trigger an amazing spectacle of millions of red crabs migrating to spawn. Meanwhile in India, the price of rice escalates every day the rains fail to materialize. (1 of 5)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Wed Jan 10, 8:00pm
Thu Jan 11, 12:00am
Deluge
The pre-monsoon showers mean a feast not only for Thailand's macaque monkeys, but for the blue whales congregating off of Sri Lanka's coast. (2 of 5)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Wed Jan 17, 8:00pm
Thu Jan 18, 12:00am
The Drought
Monsoons are not all about rain, for some regions they bring hot, dry air that lead to sandstorms. (3 of 5)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Wed Jan 24, 8:00pm
Thu Jan 25, 12:00am
Strange Castaways
In thanks for the life-giving monsoons, the locals in Java, Indonesia offer sacrifices to their volcano god. (4 of 5)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Wed Jan 31, 8:00pm
Thu Feb 1, 12:00am