Prime News, National, New Delhi, Weather, May 29:- The southwest monsoon today hit Kerala, three days before its scheduled arrival, says the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
The onset of monsoon over the southern state marks the commencement of the four-month long rainy season in the country.
June 1 is the official onset date for arrival of monsoon in the country and it takes more than a month-and-half to cover the entire country.
The IMD has made a forecast of “normal” rainfall this season. -(Inputs: Agencies, NGB)