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Which of the following statements given below is correct ?

(i) In winter the winds flow from the land to the ocean.

(ii) In summer the winds flow from the land towards the ocean.

(iii) A cyclone is formed by a very high speed pressure system with very high speed winds revolving around it.

(iv) The coastline of India is not vulnerable to cyclones.


Answer :

In winter, the land surface cools up faster as it loses its heat than that of water bodies in the ocean. The air over the sea surface rises up and cool air from the land surface move towards the sea. This is land breeze.

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