|The Eastern Coastal Plain of India is a wide area of land that lies between the Bay of Bengal and the Eastern Ghats. It is spread over Tamil Nadu in the south and West Bengal in the north. A major portion of this plain if formed by the deltas of several India's rivers. Some of the rivers that drain these plains are the Godavari, Mahanadi, Kaveri and Krishna.
The region of east coast receives both the Southwest and Northeast monsoon rains. The plains are further divided into six regions- the Krishna Godavari deltas; the Mahanadi delta; the southern Andhra Pradesh plain; Coromandel Coast; the Kanyakumari coast and sandy coastal.