30/05/2017 2:05 PM IST | Updated 30/05/2017 2:49 PM IST

PHOTOS: South-West Monsoon Is Here Early And People Are Loving It

Absolutely breathtaking.

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The South-west monsoon, which brings seasonal rain to the Indian subcontinent, hit Kerala and the North East on Tuesday, two days before its normal onset date.

PTI reported Director General of the India Meteorological Department K J Ramesh as saying that monsoon had also hit the North East, thanks to Cyclone Mora, which aided the advancement of the seasonal rainfall.

The normal onset date for monsoon to hit the Kerala coast, which marks its official arrival in the country, is 1 June.

People in Kerala took to Twitter and Instagram and shared photos of the first day of rain in the state. Here are some of them:

Itz all about rain.. #southwestmonsoon #keralam #godsowncountry

A post shared by Aju Sivan (@ajusivan) on

Rain #rain #monsoon #southwestmonsoon #edavappaathy #kerala #home

A post shared by Manu (@manu_141) on

#monsoon #kerala #slowmotion #slowmo #green #galaxys7

A post shared by Şђɑя๏и Ĵ Řɑʝ (@silly_clickr) on

(With PTI inputs)

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