Consider the following statements:

  1. Sea breeze is generally stronger in tropical region than in temperate region
  2. Foehn and Chinook winds are dry winds experienced on the windward side of mountains     

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [A] 1 Only

First statement is correct. Second statement is incorrect because Foehn and Chinook winds are dry winds experienced on the leeward side of mountains when descending air becomes compressed with increased pressure.

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