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  Spending my life in the heart of western ghats , has left lots of good memories of the heavy rains, thick jungle, lightning… and I still remember one of those rainy season of my childhood when I was delighted and surprised to see the sun trying to peep outside the dark clouds! It used to be dark all the time for 2-3 months, sun had to go in exile !! That’s how I visualised the rain and monsoon..

Now, after 15yrs and a change of place to Kerala, when I look into the amazement of rain and the sounds it carries with it.. I feel as if getting to a new height of the delight, felt long back. This year it was an eager wait for the rain, to cherish those memories…

End of  May came, but there was no sign of it !

Most of the summer it had rained but now in the monsoon time, there is no rain. The heat was building up and yes at times there was down pour for few days. But again the sky was blue and sun was shining and the moon was clear at night, which is a rare sight at this point of time.

Can say it as an irony that Kerala, the entry point of the south west monsoon (as termed by a report in The Hindu ) hasn’t got the rain yet. Each day grew more sunny and more hot..and expectations grew sore… And the month came when people here start taking medicated porridge and oil treatments to get better immunity & health, against the undesired effects the rain bring with it to the nature & human health. Yet rain didn’t appear. Lots of despair… and then yesterday finally it rained!! Making everyone delighted!! It rained from noon till night , continuously as if to say that, yes I too was waiting to reach you people.. shedding the tears of joy… !!

And now, as I write this, the sun has shown up again to say I’m still there. I keep my fingers crossed that it will rain by afternoon again.. after all in a rainy season finally it has to rain.

So when it rained yesterday, I didn’t waste time and captured the long awaited rain as it pour down cooling one and all..

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