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Wettest Places Of India

1. Mawsynram - Meghalaya
Mawsynram - Meghalaya
  • Wettest place on Earth, with an annual rainfall of 11,872 millimetres (467.4 inch).
  • It is a village in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya.
  • Famous for the gigantic formation of stalagmite, which resembles the shape of a 'Shivalinga'.
  • Subtropical highland climate and the monsoon season is lengthy.
  • Nearest Airport & Railways is Guwahati : 170 Kms away.
  • Best time to visit is between Septembers to November.
2. Cherrapunji - Meghalaya
Cherrapunji - Meghalaya
  • Cherrapunji is the second wettest place on the planet after Mawsynram and the only place in India to receive rain throughout the year.
  • Cherrapunji, which means 'land of oranges', also called as Sohra (historical name).
  • It is also famous for its live bridges, a result of bio-engineering practiced by the locals. The bridges can bear 50 people at a time and are spectacular to watch.
  • It is nestled in the East Khasi Hills about 50 km of Shillong.
  • Nearest Airport is Guwahati at 170 Kms. and the Guwahati railway station is at 150 Kms.
  • Best time for visiting Cherrapunji would be from October to May.
3. Chinna Kallar - Tamil Nadu
Chinna Kallar
  • Third wettest place in India.
  • Situated in Valparai Taluk, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
  • The Parambikulam wildlife sanctuary is a reservoir of tranquil greenery ensconced in a valley between the Anaimalai Hills range and Nelliampathy ranges.
  • There is a astonishing waterfall in Chinnakallar which sounds like a roaring lion.
  • The nearest airport & railway junction is 104 Kms away at Coimbatore.
4. Neriamangalam - Kerala
  • Most beautiful village in kerala, located in Ernakulam district.
  • Neriamangalam receives highest rainfall and is the gate way to one of the most visited hill station in India Munnar.
  • Neriamangalam lies on the bank of Periyar river, also host Neriamangalam bridge the first arch bridge in south India.
  • The picturesque spot is bless with beautiful natural scenery, magnificent cheeyappara waterfall and a wide range of animals with rare species of birds.
  • Best visiting time during November to June.
  • Nearest Railway station is Kochi at 7.5 kms and Kochi Airport is at a distance of 57 kms.
5. Amboli - Maharashtra
Amboli - Maharashtra
  • Located in Sahayadri Hills in Maharashtra, one of the world's "Eco Hot-Spots" at an altitude of 690 meters.
  • It is the popular hill station, surrounded by thick forests, numerous waterfalls and steep valleys.
  • It is the last hill station before the coastal highlands of Goa and a relatively unexplored one.
  • Receives rainfalls upto 750 cms.
  • There are 108 Shiva temples in and around Amboli.
  • Unexplored wildlife offers variety of fairly unique flora and fauna.
  • Nearest Railway station is Sawantwadi Road at 28 Kms away and airport is Dabolim Airport, Goa at 57 Kms.
  • Best time to visit is during the monsoon between June and August.
6. Sitarganj - Uttarakhand
Sitarganj - Uttarakhand
  • It's a beautiful small town, located in Nainital, Uttarakhand.
  • Located between three major water reservoirs : Baigul Fish Reservoir, Dhora Reservoir and Nanak Sagar Reservoir.
  • It receives rainfall upto 193 mm.
  • It is also known for the Nanak Matta dam, a popular picnic spot.
  • Nearest Airport is Pantnagar at 28 Kms and Rudrapur Railway station at 23 Kms away.
  • Best months to visit are October to March.
7. Chandbali - Orissa
Chandbali - Orissa
  • Chandbali is situated in the coastal district of Bhadrak in Orissa on the bank of the holy river Baitarani.
  • It gets the maximum rainfall of 120 mm in the state followed by Keonjhar.
  • It is also a popular tourist spot and the gate-way to the famous Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • The area is surrounded by thick rain forests with astonishing waterfalls and wild animals.
  • Famous for the best quality of rice.
  • Nearest Airport is Bhubaneswar at 136 Kms and Bhadrakh Railway station at 50 Kms.
  • Best season to visit : October to June.
8. Agumbe - Karnataka
Agumbe - Karnataka
  • Located at 380 km from Bangalore in Shimoga district.
  • Also known as "The Cherrapunji of the South".
  • Annual rainfall is 7,620 millimetres (300 inch).
  • It's associated with rainforest conservation, medicinal plants, tourism, power generation and cottage industry.
  • One of the Most scenic places of the Western Ghats in Karnataka.
  • Famous for spectacular sunset.
  • Its annual average temperature is 23.5 degrees Celsius.
  • Nearest Railway station Shimoga at 90 kms and airport is Mangalore at 100 kms away.
  • Best time to visit is between Novembers to January.

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