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Which of the following factors is responsible for the deflection of the direction of winds?

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Pressure gradient
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Temperature
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C
Coriolis effect
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Humidity
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Solution

The correct option is C Coriolis effect
In both the northern and southern hemisphere, winds get deflected to a particular direction. It is termed as the Coriolis effect. Due to this effect, winds get deflected to the right in the northern hemisphere and to the left in the southern hemisphere.

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