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The temperature of Thiruvananthapuram is lower than that of Mumbai in May and higher than that of Mumbai in January because of _______.

A

Thiruvananthapuram has cold current and Mumbai is faced with warm current

B

Thiruvananthapuram has higher rainfall in summer and it is nearer to the equator

C

Thiruvananthapuram is on the windward side and Mumbai is on the leeward side

D

Thiruvananthapuram is Vegetated while Mumbai is not

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B

Thiruvananthapuram has higher rainfall in summer and it is nearer to the equator

Thiruvananthapuram has higher rainfall in summer compared to Mumbai which accounts for the lower temperature of Thiruvananthapuram. in summer. In January, it is winter season in India. Thus Temperature in Mumbai is lower compared to Thiruvananthapuram as Thiruvananthapuram is close to the equator.

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