Wettest place on earth !
Mawsynram is a town in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya state in northeastern India. Mawsynram receives the highest rainfall in India. Village has won the Guinness world record for wettest place on earth with about an average rainfall of 11,873 millimeters.
Pro tip: Don’t forget your umbrella and raincoat!
Did you know ‘Shampoo’ was first invented in India?
Sake Dean Mahomed, a man from Patna evolved the traditional method of applying dried Indian gooseberries ( Amla ) and soapberries (Reetha) as a hair cleanser, a method still used by Indians even today. Later shampoo was introduced to Britain.
Here is another new invention of India!
Kumbh Mela is visible from space
The Kumbh Mela is an important festival and pilgrimage site, and the largest gathering on Earth. The Mela happens every year but the one with great significance takes place every four years and twelve-year interval. The number of people attending the festival is so large that the crowd is visible in satellite photos taken from space.
That’s Massive! Isn’t it?