Cool breeze, smell of earth, muddy roads, pitter-patter drops, hot coffee; cheers to monsoon

Published: 29th May 2018 02:52 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th May 2018 01:29 PM  

Yay! Monsoon is here to make us nostalgic about the beauty of the rain and its affirmatives. The cool breeze, the smell of the earth after the shower, the pitter-patter rain sound, the warm feeling of being wrapped around a quilt, the flavour of coffee is what makes a monsoon hold a special place in everyone's heart. Swaying away: Make sure, you have your umbrella intact, while monsoon brings her bestie, the wind. Nothing can cheer you in hot June as much as the fresh winds can. EPS | Manu R Mavelil
Row, row your boat, gently down the stream: With monsoon making its way to Kerala, the water reservoirs are filling up. IN PIC: A man rowing his boat in Kochi, Kerala. EPS | A Sanesh
A cloudy day: Monsoon comes along with dark grumbling clouds, ready to pour and free itself from the weight of the water. IN PIC: Two fishermen trying their luck to get hold of fishes just before the heavy downpour in Kochi, Kerala. EPS | Albin Mathew
Rail lashes out in the city marking the beginning of monsoon season in the state.
In Rain we move: What else can be more annoying when you are paid a surprise visit by rain? But the first rain of the season makes a special place in every ones heart. IN PIC: Commuters racing home to escape rain in Kochi as monsoon pays a visit. EPS | Albin Mathew
The Kochi city stands still during the arrival of the monsoon rain. IN PIC: Kochi witnesses its first monsoon rain. EPS | Albin Mathew
Manu R Mavelil
Early morning during monsoon: The best mornings you will see is during monsoon season. The rain washes away every dirt leaving the city clean and fresh. IN PIC: The early morning was welcomed by the monsoon downpour as people started their day walking in the rain on the roads of Kozhikode, Kerala. EPS | Manu R Mavelil
The spectacular sight of monsoon that you will see is dark thundering clouds. IN PIC: Monsoon Clouds gather over Kochi, ready to splash the city. EPS | Albin Mathew
Nothing can stop me, not even rain: Just because its raining and we are all tempted to extreme laziness of not even getting out of the bed, does not mean the business will stop. The show must go on! IN PIC: A differently able person wades his way through the puddles of rain in Kochi, Kerala. EPS | Albin Mathew
The beaches are filled: The beaches get all the quarters required to maintain their flow throughout the year, thanks to the abundant rainfall. IN PIC: Two men having a gala moment as they witness the gushing waves on the Kozhikode beach. EPS | Manu R Mavelil
Umbrella; man's best friend in monsoon: The most important accessory during rainfall is Umbrella. It becomes the essential need in your to and fro movements during monsoon. IN PIC: Boys in Trivandrum enjoying the first rain. EPS | BP Deepu
An aerial view of the traffic clogged on National Highway 66 due to flashfloods inundating the highway in flood-prone Kottara Chowki on Tuesday. Commuters were nearly trapped for more than five hours in traffic. EPS | Rajesh Shetty Ballalbagh
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