Q. With reference to “heat dome” seen in the news recently, consider the following statements:
1.It occurs when an area of low-pressure traps cold air over a region.
2.The heat dome’s formation is related to the behaviour of the jet stream.
Select the correct statement 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. It occurs when an area of high-pressure traps warm air over a region.

Statement 2 is correct. The heat dome’s formation is related to the behaviour of the jet stream.

Source: The Indian Express