The 8 Wettest Places Of India

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The 8 Wettest Places Of India

1. Mawsynram

  1. Wettest place on Earth, with an annual rainfall of 11,872 millimetres (467.4 inch).
  2. It is a village in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya.
  3. Famous for the gigantic formation of stalagmite, which resembles the shape of a 'Shivalinga'.
  4. Subtropical highland climate and the monsoon season is lengthy.
  5. Nearest Airport & Railways is Guwahati : 170 Kms away.
  6. Best time to visit is between Septembers to November.

2. Cherrapunji

  1. Cherrapunji is the second wettest place on the planet after Mawsynram and the only place in India to receive rain throughout the year.
  2. Cherrapunji, which means 'land of oranges', also called as Sohra (historical name).
  3. 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.
  4. It is nestled in the East Khasi Hills about 50 km of Shillong.
  5. Nearest Airport is Guwahati at 170 Kms. and the Guwahati railway station is at 150 Kms.
  6. Best time for visiting Cherrapunji would be from October to May.

3. Chinna Kallar

Tamil Nadu
  1. Third wettest place in India.
  2. Situated in Valparai Taluk, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
  3. The Parambikulam wildlife sanctuary is a reservoir of tranquil greenery ensconced in a valley between the Anaimalai Hills range and Nelliampathy ranges.
  4. There is a astonishing waterfall in Chinnakallar which sounds like a roaring lion.
  5. The nearest airport & railway junction is 104 Kms away at Coimbatore.


4. Neriamangalam

  1. Most beautiful village in kerala, located in Ernakulam district.
  2. Neriamangalam receives highest rainfall and is the gate way to one of the most visited hill station in India Munnar.
  3. Neriamangalam lies on the bank of Periyar river, also host Neriamangalam bridge the first arch bridge in south India.
  4. The picturesque spot is bless with beautiful natural scenery, magnificent cheeyappara waterfall and a wide range of animals with rare species of birds.
  5. Best visiting time during November to June.
  6. Nearest Railway station is Kochi at 7.5 kms and Kochi Airport is at a distance of 57 kms.

5. Amboli

  1. Located in Sahayadri Hills in Maharashtra, one of the world's "Eco Hot-Spots" at an altitude of 690 meters.
  2. It is the popular hill station, surrounded by thick forests, numerous waterfalls and steep valleys.
  3. It is the last hill station before the coastal highlands of Goa and a relatively unexplored one.
  4. Receives rainfalls upto 750 cms.
  5. There are 108 Shiva temples in and around Amboli.
  6. Unexplored wildlife offers variety of fairly unique flora and fauna.
  7. Nearest Railway station is Sawantwadi Road at 28 Kms away and airport is Dabolim Airport, Goa at 57 Kms.
  8. Best time to visit is during the monsoon between June and August.

6. Sitarganj

  1. It's a beautiful small town, located in Nainital, Uttarakhand.
  2. Located between three major water reservoirs : Baigul Fish Reservoir, Dhora Reservoir and Nanak Sagar Reservoir.
  3. It receives rainfall upto 193 mm.
  4. It is also known for the Nanak Matta dam, a popular picnic spot.
  5. Nearest Airport is Pantnagar at 28 Kms and Rudrapur Railway station at 23 Kms away.
  6. Best months to visit are October to March.
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7. Chandbali

  1. Chandbali is situated in the coastal district of Bhadrak in Orissa on the bank of the holy river Baitarani.
  2. It gets the maximum rainfall of 120 mm in the state followed by Keonjhar.
  3. It is also a popular tourist spot and the gate-way to the famous Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary.
  4. The area is surrounded by thick rain forests with astonishing waterfalls and wild animals.
  5. Famous for the best quality of rice.
  6. Nearest Airport is Bhubaneswar at 136 Kms and Bhadrakh Railway station at 50 Kms.
  7. Best season to visit : October to June.
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8. Agumbe

  1. Located at 380 km from Bangalore in Shimoga district.
  2. Also known as "The Cherrapunji of the South".
  3. Annual rainfall is 7,620 millimetres (300 inch).
  4. It's associated with rainforest conservation, medicinal plants, tourism, power generation and cottage industry.
  5. One of the Most scenic places of the Western Ghats in Karnataka.
  6. Famous for spectacular sunset.
  7. Its annual average temperature is 23.5 degrees Celsius.
  8. Nearest Railway station Shimoga at 90 kms and airport is Mangalore at 100 kms away.
  9. Best time to visit is between Novembers to January.

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