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Monsoon Rains Arrive in Kerala Three Days Ahead of Its Schedule

India | Associated Press | May 29, 2018, 1:31 pm
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 The Southwest Monsoon hit Kerala on Tuesday, three days before its scheduled arrival, said India Meteorological Department (IMD). (Image: AP)

The Southwest Monsoon hit Kerala on Tuesday, three days before its scheduled arrival, said India Meteorological Department (IMD). (Image: AP)

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 Earlier, the private weather forecasting agency Skymet had announced that Southwest Monsoon will hit Kerala. (Image: AP)

Earlier, the private weather forecasting agency Skymet had announced that Southwest Monsoon will hit Kerala. (Image: AP)

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 The onset of monsoon over the southern state marks the commencement of the four-month-long rainy season in the country. (Image: AP)

The onset of monsoon over the southern state marks the commencement of the four-month-long rainy season in the country. (Image: AP)

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 June 1 is the official onset date for the arrival of monsoon in the country and it takes more than a month-and-half to cover the entire country. (Image: Reuters)

June 1 is the official onset date for the arrival of monsoon in the country and it takes more than a month-and-half to cover the entire country. (Image: Reuters)