The People

The People The people who inhabit Cherrapunjee and surrounding villages are known as Khasis, The people living in the southern slopes and in the valleys are known as War-Khasis. A notable feature of the Khasis is the system of matrilineal lineage, where the lineage is...

Heavy Rainfall at Cherrapunjee

Heavy Rainfall at Cherrapunjee Scientific recording of rainfall at Cherrapunjee was begun by the British after the Khasi Hills was annexed to the British Empire in the 1830s. After India attained Independence from the British rule, the job was taken over by the India...