LAHORE - Various parts of the country including the City received rain on Wednesday, making weather pleasant by decreasing the mercury level. Lahore received 03 mm rain till evening. In Lahore, the scattered showers and windy conditions through out the day brought pleasant change in weather in the evening by causing considerable decrease in the temperature. On Wednesday, maximum and minimum temperature in the City was recorded 34 degree Celsius and 25 C respectively. Relative humidity in the morning was recorded 81 percent, which decreased to 63 percent in the evening. Major parks and picnic spots attracted a large number of people including women and children in the evening. A great rush was witnessed at Bagh-e-Jinnah, Racecourse Park, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Jallo Park, Lahore Zoo and other picnic spots in the City in the evening. Besides, the rains added to the woes and miseries of motorists and pedestrians as the rainwater inundated on roadsides. The inundated rainwater on roadsides and slippery conditions of roads caused frequent traffic jams on a number of City roads. Several incidents of skidding of motorcycles were also reported from different parts of the City. According to the experts, a strong westerly wave lies over northern parts of the country. Seasonal low lies over northwest Balochistan and adjoining areas. Southwest monsoon current is penetrating sub mountainous areas of Punjab up to 5000 feet. Local meteorological department has forecast cloudy weather with chances of rain for the City during the next 24 hours. Met office has forecast fairly widespread rains with moderate to heavy falls at isolated places of Punjab, NWFP and Kashmir On Wednesday, Noorpur Thal received 39 mm rain, Muzaffarabad 32 mm, Saidu Sharif 17 mm, Dir 16 mm, Faisalabad 15 mm, Joharabad and Parachinar 13 mm each, Garhi Dupatta 11 mm, Kohat, Pattan and Drosh 08 mm each, Bannu 07 mm, Cherat, Islamabad and Balakot 04 mm, Dartian, Gilgit and Murree 03 mm each, Kakul, Hunza, Kotli and Plandri 02 mm each, Kalam, Sherkakota, Rawlakot, Oghi, Phulra, Kotli, Mangla, Noshehra, Talhatta and Chadara 01 mm each while Peshawar, Mandi Bahauddin and Jhelum received traces of rain.