Consider the following differences between Temperate Cyclones and Tropical Cyclones:

  1. While temperate cyclones generally move eastwards, tropical cyclones move westwards
  2. Life span of temperate cyclones are smaller than that of tropical cyclones

 Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [A] 1 Only

Second statement is incorrect because life span of tropical cyclone is smaller than that of temperate cyclones. Temperate cyclones are dynamic in nature, whereas tropical cyclones are of thermal origin.

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