Consider the following differences between El Nino and La Nina:

  1. While during La Nina water temperatures in equatorial pacific ocean becomes cooler, during El Nino the temperature rises
  2. While La Nina is considered good for Indian Monsoon, El Nino leads to bad Monsoon

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Both are correct statements
While La Nina is characterized by drought in Ecuador and Peru, and Heavy floods in Australia; and other Asian countries, El Nino leads to drought or scant rainfall in western pacific / Asia and floods in western South America.

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