Cherrapunji: The moistened state in India, Cherrapunji received 2,456 mm of rain in the last three days. The heavy rain caused floods and landslides in Meghalaya, which marked one of the most dreadful situations in recent time and killed around 10 people in the accidents related to rainfall last week.
What Cherrapunji received in the last three days is more than what Mumbai normally receives during the entire monsoon season that extends from June to September. As per the rainfall data recorded and maintained by the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the rainfall in Cherrapunji is recorded to be 4,067 mm since June 1.
Some areas of Meghalaya have received high rainfall particularly around the Sohra region over the last three days. The state experienced 865.7 mm of rainfall from the beginning of this month. But statistics say that not all states in the region have received good rainfall.
Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura received 50, 46 and 38 percent of rainfall respectively.