Question

Which of the following is most likely to be a characteristic of the 'eye' of a cyclone?

A

It is an area of high pressure

B

It is an area of a low pressure

C

It has lots of clouds and rains

D

It has high speed winds

Medium

Solution

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Correct option is B)

The correct answer is option(B).
Eye of a cyclone is a region of mostly calm weather at the center of strong tropical cyclone. It is a roughly circular area. Here the winds are light with minimum barometric pressure, i.e., area of low pressure. Hence, Eye of cyclone is in an area of low pressure.

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