Geography

My friend hails from a state that receives the heaviest rainfall in the world. The state is ___________.


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Meghalaya


SOLUTION

Mawsynram is a village in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya state in northeastern India, 65 kilometres from Shillong. Mawsynram receives the highest rainfall in India and the World. It is reportedly the wettest place on Earth, with an average annual rainfall of 11,872 millimetres (467.4 in).  According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Mawsynram received 26,000 millimetres (1,000 in) of rainfall in 1985.

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