LAHORE Parts of the country including the City received rainfall of varying intensities on Wednesday, providing respite to the heat stricken people by causing considerable decrease in the daytime temperature. Experts have predicted the wet spell to continue with intervals during the next 24 hours. The rains, overcast conditions and continuously blowing winds caused considerable decrease in maximum and minimum temperature, providing relief to the people from the prevailing heat wave during the daytime and in the night. In Lahore, the maximum temperature decreased by 12.5 degree Celsius, ending up at 27.5 C on Wednesday. The minimum temperature also decreased and was recorded 21 C. Relative humidity in the morning was recorded 82 percent which decreased to 66 percent in the evening. People come out of their houses in the evening to enjoy pleasant change in weather. Major parks and picnic spots attracted a large number of people including women and children. Huge rush was witnessed at Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Racecourse Park, Bagh-e-Jinnah, Jallo Park and other picnic spots in the City. The rains added to the woes and miseries of motorists and pedestrians as the rainwater inundated on roads and roadsides. Inundated rainwater on roadsides and slippery conditions of roads caused frequent traffic jams even till late at night. Large scale digging and potholes on important arteries enhanced miseries of motorists, especially during the nighttime. Several incidents of skidding of motorcycles were also reported from different parts of the City. According to the experts, well marked seasonal low lies over upper Balochistan and adjoining areas of Punjab and Sindh. Local meteorological department has forecast cloudy weather with chances of more rains and isolated heavy falls for the City during the next 24 hours. Met office has forecast fairly widespread rain with isolated heavy falls for Hazara, Kohistan, Malakand, Mardan, Bannu, Lahore, Gujranwala, Rawalpindi divisions and Kashmir. On Wednesday, Sialkot received 15 mm rain, Faisalabad 14 mm, Muzaffarabad 12 mm, Balakot 09 mm, Mandi Bahauddin 08 mm, Lahore and Sargodha 07 mm each, Garhi Dupatta 06 mm, Chakwal and Joharabad 05 mm each, Pattan 04 mm, D I Khan 03 mm, Kalam, Jhelum, Hunza and Kotli 02 mm each, Murree 01 mm while Islamabad, Gilgit, Mangla, Bunji, Chilas and Bhakkar received traces of rain.