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Nohsngithiang Falls is sometimes referred to as the Seven Sisters Falls due to the presence of several strands of cascades (some guy envisioned seven of them, I guess) coming down in parallel during the monsoon. Not to be confused with the Seven Sisters in Norway, this particular one is near the town of Cherrapunjee (also spelled Cherrapunji and locally known as Sohra). As shown in the pictures on this page, the falls has a rather short life and you'd have to be here during the monsoon if you want to be impressed for it doesn't go on much longer as soon as the typical downpours of the monsoon end around late September or early October. It also didn't help that the monsoon in 2009 was abnormally weak, which locals blamed on Global Warming. And like many of the other waterfalls in the area, it drains towards Bangladesh.

You can view the falls from roadside viewpoints along the road hugging the rim of the plateau. However, you can also get closer to the top of the falls at some Eco Park, which features the so-called Missing Waterfall. That particular waterfall apparently disappears into a narrow slot chasm in the ground before re-emerging as part of the Seven Sisters.

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