ISLAMABAD (Online) Heavy rains with windstorms and lightning on Saturday night and Sunday lashed upper and central parts of Punjab and parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, killing at least seven people and injuring many others. Widespread monsoon rains were reported in Rawalpindi, Attock, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Gujranwala and Lahore divisions, and areas of Jhang, Mianwali, Sargodha and Mandi Bahauddin. At least five people died in different parts of Punjab in rainstorm related incidents across Punjab. Heavy downpours for three consecutive hours in Faisalabad with hurricane uprooted trees, electricity polls and roofs. At least two people died and 17 others got injured due the storms in Faisalabad areas. Electricity breakdown also happened due to the fall of trees on electricity wires and collapse of electricity polls. After heavy rainfall in Lahore, huge volumes of water accumulated on many roads and streets, largely because of poor drainage system. The worst areas included Lakshmi Chowk, Anarkali and Muslim Town where rainwater entered into houses. Heavy winds also pulled off tin-roofs in many areas of the city. Judo Championship in Lahore was also postponed as the tin-made roof of the hall where it was organised bolted out. Monsoon currents of moderate to heavy intensity penetrated in different parts of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa including Kohat, Nowshehra and Laki Marwat. Numerous people got wounded and two were electrocuted. Heavy rains on Sunday also caused floods in Nowshera and other parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Rainwater flooded shops and houses in some localities of Nowshera. According to Met Office, Risalpur received highest rainfall of 41mm followed by 36mm in Kohat, 21mm in Chirat, 16mm in Garhi Dopatta, 15 in Rawalakot and 3mm in Islamabad. On the other hand, water level was constantly rising in the Chenab River at Qadirabad, fuelling flood worries. Another report said water level was also on the rise in the Sindh River after heavy rains. According to weather forecast, scattered rains with dust and thunderstorms are expected in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Multan, DI Khan, Hazara, Kohat, Peshawar and Malakand divisions during next 24 hours. Maximum temperature in Islamabad and Lahore remained 34, and 36C on Sunday. In Karachi, Peshawar and Quetta the maximum temperature remained 36, 40 and 39C respectively. Meanwhile, Khyber Pakhtu-nkhwa government has called 10 army platoons to meet any emergency regarding threat of floods in the province, official sources said on Sunday. Sources said the provincial government had taken the decision in light of the heavy monsoon rain predictions in the province. According to plan, army platoons would be deployed in 13 districts including Peshawar, Mardan, Nowshera, Laki Marwat for rescue works. The provincial government has also advised police, health and irrigation departments to remain on high alert for any emergency. The DPOs and DCOs of these districts have also been advised to monitor the situation during rainy season.