Tucked away in the north eastern side of the country, with abundant sunshine, virgin forests, high plateaus, tumbling waterfalls, crystal clear rivers, beautiful and hospitable people, Meghalaya is a destination for and all who love to travel.
The climate of Meghalaya is generally mild. In August the mean temperature at Shillong (in the Khasi Hills) is in the low 70s F (about 21–23 °C); it falls to the upper 40s F (about 8–10 °C) in January.
Shillong “The Abode of Clouds”
Shillong is a hill station in the northeastern part of India and the capital of Meghalaya. Which means “The Abode of Clouds”. It is the head quarter of the East Khasi Hills district. Shillong is the 330th most populous city in India with a population of 143,229 according to the 2011 census. It is said that the rolling hills around the town reminded the British of Scotland. Hence, they would also refer to it as the “Scotland of the East”.