Where is Cherrapunji in India map?

In which state is Cherrapunji?

Why is Cherrapunji famous?

Cherrapunji is famous for its living root bridges, a result of bio-engineering practiced by the locals. The bridges can bear 50 people at a time and are spectacular to watch (though the one-of-its-kind double-decker root bridge requires at least a few hours of trekking).

Does it rain everyday in Cherrapunji?

Mawsynram and Cherrapunji are just 10 miles apart, but Mawsynram beats its competitor by a mere 4 inches of rainfall. Although it doesn’t rain all day in Meghalaya, it does rain every day, Chapple told weather.com. The heavy rainfall is due to summer air currents that sweep over the steaming flood plains of Bangladesh.

Where is highest rainfall in India?

Mahabaleshwar, a hill station in Maharashtra’s Satara district located in the Western Ghats, has recorded the highest rainfall ever in its history with 60cm in 24 hours. Recording 20cm or more in 24 hours is classified to be “extremely heavy” rain by India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Is Cherrapunji worth visiting?

Here’s why Cherrapunji in Meghalaya is worth your time. Monsoon is a great time to travel across India. But India is so diverse in its terrain that it can often get confusing to figure out where to go. … And if you are looking for one place to visit in the northeast, then Cherrapunji is your best bet.

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Which is the coldest place in India?

Leh. No doubt, Leh is one of the coldest places to visit in India. Perched in the newly formed Union Territory of Ladakh, the temperature is known to drop to as less as -13 degrees Celsius!

What country is always raining?

LIST OF TOP 10 COUNTRIES WITH MOST RAINFALL IN THE WORLD:

S.No COUNTRY AVERAGE PRECIPITATION(mm/year)
1. Columbia 3240
2. Sao Tome 3200
3. Papa New Guinea 3142
4. Solomon Island 3028
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