LAHORE The City received heavy rain on Sunday afternoon, putting the normal routine life to a standstill as the rainwater inundated roads not only in low-lying areas but also in several posh localities. Lahore received 31 mm rain. The experts have forecast partly cloudy weather with chances of more rains during the next 24 hours. Short bursts of heavy downpour submerged roads and streets in several localities into knee deep water and it took hours to WASA to clear inundated rainwater after stoppage of rains. The inundated rainwater on roads and roadsides added to the woes and miseries of motorists and pedestrians. Massive traffic jams were witnessed on a number of important arteries till the evening. Several incidents of skidding of motorcycles were also reported from various parts of the City. The ongoing construction work on roads in various parts of the City multiplied the miseries of motorists and pedestrians. Unattended debris and lack of desilting of drains before the monsoon slowed down drainage of inundated rainwater. After hot and humid day till at noon, the rains and windy conditions provided respite to the Lahorites from the muggy weather in the afternoon. Before the start of rains, the Lahore Canal attracted a large number of people including women and children. People came out of their houses in the evening to enjoy pleasant change in weather. Major parks and picnic spots in the City attracted a large number of people including women and children in the evening. Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Racecourse Park, Bagh-e-Jinnah, Jallo Park, Sozo Park, Lahore Zoo and other picnic spots attracted a large number of people in the evening. Massive traffic jams were also witnessed on the arteries in the close vicinity of these picnic spots. On Sunday, maximum and minimum temperature in the City was recorded 35 degree Celsius and 25.5 C respectively. Relative humidity in the morning was recorded 78 per cent which increased to 91 per cent in the evening. According to the experts, a feeble trough of westerly wave is moving across Kashmir and adjoining areas. Seasonal low lies over north Balochistan. Local meteorological department has forecast fairly widespread rains over Kashmir, Lahore, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Faisalabad and D I Khan divisions during the next couple of days. Met office has forecast scattered rains for Rawalpindi, Kohat, Hazara, Malakand, Multan, D G Khan, Bahawalpur and Mardan divisions. On Sunday, Jhang received 62 mm rain, Risalpur 36 mm, Sargodha 35 mm, Okara 29, Joharabad 28, Faisalabad 17 mm, Garhi Dupatta 16 mm, Kakul 14 mm, Lower Dir 09 mm, T T Singh 08 mm, Murree 05 mm, M B Din 03 mm and Skardu 01 mm.