|Which of the following statements characterize the anticyclones?|
|1. Anticyclones are low pressure systems.|
|2. They are characterized by divergent wind circulation.|
|3. They are indicative of dry weather conditions.|
|Select the correct answer using the codes given below:|
A) 2 and 3
B) 1 and 3
C) 1, 2 and 3
D) Only 1
Correct Answer: A
Solution :[a] An anticyclone (that is, opposite to a cyclone) is a weather phenomenon defined by the United States National Weather Service's glossary as "a large-scale circulation of winds around a central region of high atmospheric pressure, clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere, anti-clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere".
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