Geography

Cherrapunji receives more rainfall than Shillong because __________.


ANSWER

the air of different densities and temperature tends to converge towards Cherrapunji from different direction during the rainy season


SOLUTION
Cherrapunji is on the windward side of the hills and Shillong lies on the leeward side. 
The air of different densities and temperature tends to converge towards Cherrapunji from different direction during the rainy season
Basically the windward side is the side of the hills facing the incoming moisture form the Bay of Bengal, by the time the clouds go over the hill most of their moisture would have been lost ( as rain), leaving a much smaller amount for the leeward side, where Shillong lies.
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