5 Most Wet Places In India

Editorials News | Oct-16-2019

5 Most Wet Places In India

There has been witnessed a significant rise in the level of water in the rainy season in some parts of India which are always covered with heavy watery clouds. According to reports, rains have disrupted the daily routines of the people living in those cities.
Here is the list of 5 wettest places that experience the maximum rain all over these years and which are considered as the wettest place in the country.
The scenic village Mawsynram situated in the East of Khasi Hills in the district of Meghalaya state is reported as the wettest place on the planet Earth. According to studies, it is reported that it experiences an annual rainfall of around 11,872 millimetres. The village has also been reserved a mention in the great Guinness Book of World Records.
Agumbe is another small village which is located in the Shimoga district, Karnataka. The village is also named as the "The Cherrapunji of the South" in the Northeast of India. The wettest month recorded in Agumbe is the month of July incorporating an average rainfall of 2,647 mm.
Cherrapunji was earlier credited to be the no.1 wettest place on earth. It has now come on the second place after Mawsynram which is regarded as the wettest place on earth. Cherrapunji, although, still behold the all-time record for the most recorded rainfall in a calendar month earlier in a year. It is suggested that most of Cherrapunji's rain is the outcome of air being lifted as a large part of water vapour.
Amboli is a hill station located in the Sahyadri range, and is known for receiving the highest annual rainfall in the state of Maharashtra. The hill station is covered by thick forests, several waterfalls and steep valleys ad is also named as the 'Queen of the Hills'
It is known to be the third wettest place in India. It is mapped in the Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu. The place has plenty of green forest with tall bamboo trees all over that helps in making the area, third wettest place in India.

By: Prerana Sharma
Content: https://www.indiatoday.in/education-today/gk-current-affairs/story/five-wettest-places-in-india-258534-2015-06-19

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