Q. With reference to Occurrence of Cyclones in India, consider the following statements::
1.India has a bi-annual cyclone season that occurs between March to May and October to December.
2.Cyclones are less common during the June to September monsoon season because wind shear is very low.
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: A
Notes:

Statement 1 is correct: India has a bi-annual cyclone season that occurs between March to May and October to December.

Statement 2 is incorrect: Cyclones are less common during the June to September monsoon season because wind shear is very high. Wind shear the difference between wind speeds at lower and upper atmospheric levels. As a result, clouds do not grow vertically and monsoon depressions often fail to intensify into cyclones.

Source: Indian Express