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Lands of the Monsoon
Ep: 3 "The Drought"
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
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Ep 2
Deluge
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Ep 3
The Drought
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Ep 4
Strange Castaways
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Ep 5
People of the Monsoon
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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)
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)
The Drought
Monsoons are not all about rain, for some regions they bring hot, dry air that lead to sandstorms. (3 of 5)
Strange Castaways
In thanks for the life-giving monsoons, the locals in Java, Indonesia offer sacrifices to their volcano god. (4 of 5)
People of the Monsoon
In the paddies of Assam, India, an age-old conflict plays out as farmers battle a herd of hungry elephants over the rice crop. (5 of 5)