LAHORE - Like other parts of the country, the City received scattered showers on Monday with experts predicting more rains during the next 24 hours. Rain-thundershower occurred at scattered places in Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Lahore, Malakand, Hazara divisions, Kashmir and at isolated places in Bahawalpur, Peshawar, Kalat divisions and Gilgit-Baltistan.

Cloudiness, continuously blowing winds and rains helped maintaining the mercury to a low level, giving relief to the people from the prevailing sultry weather. Maximum and minimum temperature in Lahore was recorded 30 degree Celsius and 23C respectively. Relative humidity in the evening was recorded 78 percent. According to the experts, seasonal low lies over southwest Balochistan and adjoining areas with its trough extending eastwards. Weak monsoon currents are penetrating into northeastern parts of the country.

Local meteorological department has forecast partly cloudy weather with chances of rains for Lahore during the next 24 hours. Rain-thundershower is expected at isolated places in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Bahawalpur, Zhob, Malakand, Hazara divisions, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. Mainly hot and humid weather is expected elsewhere in the country. On Monday, Malamjabba received 32 mm rain, Khuzdar 12 mm, Rawalakot 09 mm, Kasur 07 mm, Faisalabad and Kotli 06 mm each, Mangla, Gujranwala, Parachinar and Lasbella 05 mm each, Lahore 03 mm, Muzaffarabad 02 mm, Murree and Drosh 01 mm each.