Flash floods in a desert. Image credit Backroadswest.com

Flash floods in a desert. Image credit Backroadswest.com

ZIMSEC O Level Geography Notes: Water in Hot Deserts

  • Water action in deserts can be divided into three:
  • freak storms or rain that falls sometimes in semi-arid regions,
  • dew which plays formed as a result of temperatures falling below dew point at night in deserts and play an important role in chemical weathering,
  • water action in deserts as a result of past pluvial periods.
  • Read more about water action in deserts here.
  • Various landforms result from water erosion and deposition in deserts viz:

Click on each landform to read more about it.

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