Q: 4 (IAS/2010)

A new type of El Nino called El Nino Modoki appeared in the news. In this context, consider the following statements:
1. Normal El Nino forms in the Central Pacific ocean whereas El-Nino Modoki forms in Eastern Pacific ocean.
2. Normal EI Nino results in diminished hurricanes in the Atlantic ocean but El Nino Modoki results in a greater number of hurricanes with greater frequency.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
question_subject: 
Geography
question_year: 
2010
question_exam: 
IAS
question_sub_subject: 
Physical Geography
question_topic: 
Hydrosphere
stats: 
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