Monsoonal rain fell on parched Southern California on Monday.

The precipitation ranged from drizzle to heavy rain, and the National Weather Service issued flood watches and warnings for various areas as thunderstorms moved through.

The rainfall was a stark contrast to the ongoing weather trend in a region locked in drought.

“If you’ve been hearing the pitter patter of rain on your roof, you’re not dreaming!” the San Diego weather office tweeted.

Associated Press