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Cherrapunjee breaks 10-year-old rain record

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  20 Aug 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Shillong, Aug 19: Cherrapunjee in Meghalaya on Wednesday scripted another hallmark in the weather record books, shattering a 10-year-old record after receiving 471.7 mm of rain on a single day. "Till 8.30 a.m. this morning (Wednesday), Cherrapunjee (which has been remed Sohra) recorded 471.7 mm of rain during a span of 24 hours, thus breaking its previous record of 407.7 mm which it received on August 21, 2005," Vijay Kumar Singh, the meteorological official at Sohra, told IANS.

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