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What causes Cherapunji to recieve high rainfall?

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Asked by trey dsouza, 22 Feb '08 12:48 pm
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The Northeast monsoon winds while blowing over the Bay of Bengal acquire moisture and give rains to this region. It lies in the rain shadow region and on the southern slopes of the Khasi hills.
The monsoon winds blowing over the Bay of Bengal enter the hilly region of Garo, Khasi and Jaintia while passing through these narrow hills, these winds rise upward and give torrential rains in this area. This causes Cherapunji to receive high rainfall. It receives annual rainfall of about 1200 cm.
Answered by bernard, 22 Feb '08 12:49 pm

 
  
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Coz it recive rainfall both from western disturbance(monsson ) and retreating monsoon ..while mostly in other pasrt we get rainfall only becoz of Monsoon :)
Answered by Sameer Jain, 22 Feb '08 12:49 pm

 
  
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Only Trees will Grow More.
Answered by Chaitanya Chandavarkar, 22 Feb '08 12:49 pm

 
  
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