LAHORE - The City received torrential rain on Tuesday, bringing the life to a standstill as the rainwater inundated on roads not only in low-lying areas but also in several posh localities. Lahore received 49 mm rain. It took hours to premier Water and Sanitation Agency to clear rainwater from City roads after stoppage of rain. The rains added to the woes and miseries of motorists and pedestrians due to inundated rainwater on City roads. The deep-flooded rainwater caused massive traffic jams on a number of important City roads including The Mall, Jail Road, Ferozepur Road, Sir Agha Khan Road and Multan Road. Vehicles and two wheelers were seen broken down on a number of City roads due to inundated rainwater. The rains and windy conditions made the weather pleasant by causing considerable decrease in the mercury level. However, clearing of sky and abundance of sunshine after the stoppage of rains turned the weather muggy, causing the Lahorites to sweat in the afternoon and 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 Racecourse Park, Bagh-e-Jinnah, Jallo Park, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Lahore Zoo and other picnic spots in the City. On Tuesday, maximum and minimum temperature in the City was recorded 39 degree Celsius and 29 C respectively. Relative humidity in the morning was recorded 56 percent, which increased to 59 per cent in the evening. According to the experts, a trough of westerly wave is moving across north of Afghanistan. Weak monsoon low lies over north Balochistan and adjoining areas. Monsoon current is penetrating Punjab up to 500 feet. Local meteorological department has forecast partly cloudy weather with chances of rains for the City during the next 24 hours. Met office has forecast rains at isolated places of northeast Punjab, upper NWFP and Kashmir during the next 24 hours. On Tuesday, Kakul received 24 mm rain, Khuzdar 11 mm, Dartian 05 mm, Murree and Kotli 02 mm each, Islamabad and Chakadra 01 mm each while Mangla received traces of rain.