Retreating monsoon season starts with the beginning of the withdrawal of southwest monsoon [middle of September – November] and lasts till early January. It’s a 3 month long process where it starts from the peninsula in october and from the extreme south-eastern tip by December.The south-west monsoons withdraw from Coromandel coast in the middle of December. In Punjab the south-west monsoons withdraw from there in the second week of September. The temperature during this period falls steeply and the sky becomes clear.Most severe and devastating tropical cyclones originate in the Indian seas and in the Bay of Bengal during the retreating monsoon season. Consider the following statements:
- Retreating monsoon season is 3 month long.
- The temperature falls during the retreating monsoon season.
Which of the following statements are correct: a)1 only b)2 only c)Both 1 and 2 d)None of the above Answer: c