LAHORE The City remained in the grip of muggy weather on Tuesday with frequent outages adding to the woes of Lahorites. Lack of winds and rains caused increase in the mercury level with high humidity making the weather sultry, causing the citizens to sweat at noon and in the afternoon. Harsh conditions forced Lahorites to stay indoors, causing considerable decrease in traffic on otherwise busy City arteries. Maximum and minimum temperature in the City was recorded 38 degree Celsius and 26C respectively. Relative humidity in the morning was recorded 68 per cent which decreased to 42 per cent in the evening. Lahore canal, as usual, attracted a large number of people including women and children. Not only youths but also elderly people were seen beating the heat by taking a bath in the canal water. According to the experts, Mondays well marked low over West Bihar has re-intensified into depression and moved west-northwestwards and on Tuesday lies over Northeast Madhya Pradesh and adjoining Uttar Pradesh. A trough of westerly wave persists over Kashmir with less intensity.