LAHORE - Parts of the country received scattered rains on Monday with experts predicting more rains on Tuesday (today).
Scattered rains, overcast conditions and continuously blowing winds helped maintaining the mercury to a low level.
Scattered rain-thunderstorm associated with gusty winds occurred in Rawalpindi, Gujranwala divisions and Kashmir and at isolated places of Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Hyderabad, Quetta, Bahawalpur divisions and Gilgit-Baltistan.
In Lahore, scattered rains, windy conditions, patches of clouds and the resultant less sunshine stopped mercury from increasing beyond comfort level during the day and at night time.
On Monday, maximum and minimum temperature in the City was recorded 34 degree Celsius and 24 C respectively. Relative humidity in the evening was recorded 58 percent.
People came out of houses in the evening to enjoy pleasant weather conditions. Major parks and picnic spots attracted a large number of people including women and children in the evening. Huge rush was witnessed at Bagh-e-Jinnah, Jilani Park, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Jallo Park and Lahore Zoo in the evening. According to the experts, a westerly wave is affecting upper parts of the country. Seasonal low lies over Balochistan and adjoining areas. 
Local meteorological department has forecasted scattered rain/thunderstorm associated with gusty winds for Islamabad, Northeast Punjab, South-eastern Sindh, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan during the next 24 hours. Dry weather is expected elsewhere in the country.  On Monday, Rawalakot received 41 mm rain, Murree 23 mm, Mangla 22 mm, Sialkot 18 mm, Garidupatta and Bahawalpur 12 mm each, Barkhan 07 mm, Parachinar 05 mm, Mandi Bahauddin and Muzaffarabad 04 mm each, Jhelum, Chirat and Gilgit 02 mm each.