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Watch | World's wettest place sees decreasing rainfall patterns

Until a few decades ago, Cherrapunji, in Meghalaya was the wettest place on earth. However, Mawsynram, also a town in the same state, recently surpassed Cherrapunji in this feat. A recent study, published in Environmental Research Letters, looked at the rainfall pattern in the past 119 years. The researchers found a decreasing trend at Cherrapunji and nearby areas.

Printable version | Apr 10, 2021 7:30:29 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/worlds-wettest-place-sees-decreasing-rainfall-patterns/article33939500.ece

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