Southwest monsoon offers moderate to heavy rainfalls till middle of month. Normally, the rains occur intermittently, adding the charm of the nature. The end of August is pretty good time to explore the place. Besides, Mother Nature is at its best with full of greenery and it is an ideal time to visit Chinnakanal Waterfalls. Also, don't miss to visit tea gardens/tea museums such as Tata Tea Museum and Kolukkumalai Tea Estate.