Q. Consider the following statements:
1.Atmospheric river is the reflection of rivers in the atmosphere caused due to the emission of carbon monoxide.
2.Bomb cyclones are associated with atmospheric rivers and mostly form in winter due to the collision of cold and warm air masses..
Select the correct statements using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 is incorrect. Atmospheric rivers are relatively long, narrow regions in the atmosphere – like rivers in the sky – that transport most of the water vapor outside of the tropics.

Statement 2 is correct. Bomb cyclones are associated with atmospheric rivers and mostly form in winter due to the collision of cold and warm air masses.

Source: Indian Today