Consider the following statements:

  1. Cyclones are more frequent during La Nina when compared during El Nino
  2. While El Nino results in a decrease in the earth’s rotation rate, La Nina results in increase in the earth’s rotation rate

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Both are correct statements
El Nino results in a decrease in the earth's rotation rate and an increase in the length of day. La Nina results in increase in the earth’s rotation rate. Cyclones are more frequent during La Nina and less frequent during El Nino.

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