Mawsynram is a village in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. This place holds a worlds record for highest annual rainfall.
According to Guinness World Record, “By average annual rainfall, the wettest place is Mawsynram, Meghalaya, India, with 11,873 mm (467 in) of rain per annum. Meghalaya means ‘land of the clouds’. Most of the rain occurs during the monsoon season, between June and September”.
Mawsynram’s location is close to Bangladesh and the Bay of Bengal is the reason why the tiny blevy receives so much rain, says Meteorologists.
It may come to you as a surprise that many native of Mawsynram doesn’t even know that Mawsynram holds a Guinness World Record for highest annual rainfall.
Always covered by clouds , Mawsynram’s aesthetic beauty is one of a kind to be experienced in a lifetime.