Question

Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. The tropical cyclones of China Sea are called typhoons.
2. The tropical cyclones of the West Indies are called tornadoes.
3. The tropical cyclones of Australia are called  willy-willies.
4. Formation of an anticyclone results in stormy weather condition. 
Select the correct answer using the code given below. 

A

1, 2, 3 and 4

B

1, 2 and 4 only

C

1 and 3 only

D

3 only

Medium

Solution

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Correct option is A)

Hurricanes, cyclones, tornadoes are different names for same phenomena of large scale air mass rotating around a strong center of low atmospheric pressure. They have different names in different regions as below:
Australia - Willy-Willy
China Sea - Typhoons
coastal US - Tornadoes
Carribean Sea - Hurricanes

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