ISLAMABAD/LAHORE/PESHAWAR Heavy monsoon rains lashed most parts of the country on Monday morning. Highways and underpasses in model capital city Islamabad and even the Parliament House submerged in the rainwater. More than three feet water accumulated in streets of some areas of the capital city. Due to accumulation of water, worst traffic jam was observed at Ninth and Seventh Avenues of the federal capital. The rainwater also entered Federal Government Services Hospital (Poly Clinic). Besides, it accumulated at Nisbat Road, Bhatti Chowk, Lakshami Chowk, Davis Road, Kashmir Road and others areas of the upper parts of the country due to which pedestrians, motorcyclists and motorists faced hardships. Meanwhile, landslides in uppers areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Gilgit Baltistan (GB) and some parts of AJK disrupted the land link of various sub-urban areas to main towns.Dozens of people including women and children were reported injured and dead in roof collapse and others incidents in different areas of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB). Tourists visiting Kaghan Valley also suffered due to partial closure of Balakot-Naran Road at Paras and Ghanool. However, the road was opened for traffic after removing stones and mudslides. The rains over the upper catchment areas of major rivers caused increase in inflow at reservoirs - Mangla and Tarbela. Water level at Mangla lake reached 1197.95 feet as against maximum conservation level of 1210 feet. At Tarbela, water reached 1500.02 feet as against maximum conservation level of 1550 feet. The significant wet spell also gave a boost to sown rice crop while causing negative impact on cotton. Met office has forecast fairly widespread rains with heavy to heavier falls at scattered places and exceptionally heavy falls at isolated places of Punjab, Khyber PK and Kashmir. Scattered rain is also expected over Sindh and northeast Balochistan. According to experts, a trough of westerly wave is moving across northern parts of the country. A low pressure area lies over North Madhya Pradesh (India) which is likely to affect southern parts of the country during the next 48 hours. Well marked seasonal low lies over northwest Balochistan. Strong moist current from the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal is penetrating sub mountain areas of Punjab up to 7000 feet. On Monday, Islamabad received 176 mm, Okara 83 mm, DI Khan 62 mm, Sialkot 59 mm, Dir 55 mm, Bhakkar 50 mm, Peshawar 47 mm, Risalpur 46 mm, Sargodha 32 mm, Rahwali 31 mm, Faisalabad 29 mm, Joharabad 20 mm, Muzaffarabad 19 mm, Rawlakot 18 mm, Bahawalnagar 10 mm, Khuzdar 09 mm, Bannu 06 mm, Kotli 05 mm, Murree 04 mm, Malamjabba, Pattan and Skardu 03 mm each, Mangla, Saidu Sharif and Garhi Dupatta 02 mm each, Lower Dir 01 mm each and Jhelum received traces of rain.