Indian Ocean Dipole
Consider the following statements:
- Sustained changes in the difference between sea surface temperatures of the tropical western and eastern Indian Ocean are known as the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD).
- The IOD affects the climate of Australia and other countries that surround the Indian Ocean Basin, and is a significant contributor to rainfall variability in this region.
Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?
Both 1and 2
Neither 1 nor 2