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India's Wettest Place Mawsynram Gets Record 1003.6 Mm Rainfall
Dais Newsfeed | 19/06/2022 01:45 PM | Click to read full article
Meghalaya’s Mawsynram — the world’s wettest place — rewrote its June rainfall records held since 1940. The 24-hour rainfall recorded here on Friday was a whopping 1003.6mm, surpassing the previous record of 945.4mm of 1966.
The second closest rainfall record was held by nearby Cherrapunji, another wet place, where the 24-hour rainfall on Friday was 972mm.