Q. With reference to Indian Monsoon, consider the following statements;
1.The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has never revised the expected dates of onset and withdrawal of the monsoon.
2.Extreme rainfall events are increasing both in intensity and frequency in India.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] .1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
Notes:

Statement 1 is correct: Three years ago, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had revised the expected dates of onset and withdrawal of the monsoon for several regions of the country. The withdrawal dates for North, Northwest and Central India were pushed back by one to two weeks to account for the trends witnessed over the last 50 years.

Statement 2 is correct: Extreme rainfall events are increasing both in intensity and frequency in India.

Source: Indian Express