Question

Consider the following statements:
1. All cyclones develop an eye at the center.
2. The temperature inside the eye is nearly lesser than that of the surroundings.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A

1 only

B

2 only

C

Both 1 and 2

D

Neither 1 nor 2

Hard

Solution

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Correct option is A)

At the centre of a cyclone is an area of calm called the eye. The eye is usually about in diameter. Air in the centre of a cyclone is less dense than the air around it because the temperature inside the eye is greater than that of the surroundings.

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