LAHORE Various parts of the country including the City received rains on Monday, with experts predicting the wet spell to continue with intervals during the next couple of days. The rains disturbed normal routine life in major cities including Lahore as the rainwater inundated roads not only in low-lying areas but also in several posh localities. Inundated rainwater on roads and roadsides caused massive traffic jams in major cities including Lahore. In Lahore, heavy rains at noon turned roads and streets into lakes and ponds, adding to the woes and miseries of motorists and pedestrians. Massive traffic jams were witnessed at major City roads at noon and in the afternoon. Several incidents of skidding of motorcycles were also reported from various parts of the City. The rains, overcast conditions and continuously blowing winds provided relief to the Lahorites from prevailing muggy weather by causing considerable decrease in the mercury level. On Monday, maximum and minimum temperature in the City was recorded 33 degree Celsius and 27.3 C respectively. Relative humidity in the morning was recorded 85 per cent, which decreased to 82 per cent in the evening. According to the experts, seasonal low lies over north Balochistan and adjoining areas. Weak southeast and southwest monsoon current from Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea is penetrating sub mountainous areas of Punjab and Kashmir upto 3,000 feet. Sundays trough of westerly wave over northern parts of the country persists on Monday. Local meteorological department has forecast partly cloudy weather with chances of rain for the City during the next couple of days. Met office has forecast fairly widespread rains with heavy falls at isolated places for north Punjab, Khyber PK and Kashmir. Met office has also forecast scattered rains for south Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and Gilgit-Baltistan. On Monday, Nawabshah received 72 mm rain, Sialkot 65 mm, Islamabad 63 mm, Padidan 55 mm, Shorkot 38 mm, Hyderabad 37 mm, Bahawalpur 36 mm, Murree 32 mm, Faisalabad 30 mm, Sibbi 29 mm, Rawlakot 26 mm, Khanpur 19 mm, Lahore 16 mm, Sahiwal 15 mm, DG Khan, Bannu and Garidupatta 13 mm each, Pattan, Kotli, Sargodha, and Okara 09 mm each, Bahawalnagar 08 mm, Larkana, Kakul, Toba Tek Singh and Jhang 04 mm each, Gilgit, Thatta, Moen Jo Daro, Karachi, Mirkhani, Jhelum, Bunji and chilas 02 mm each, Mandi Bahauddin, Balakot, Sukkar, Muzafarabad and Hunza 01 mm each while Kotli, Bhakkar, Saidu Sharif, Skardu, Kohat, Peshawar, Multan, Rahim Yar Khan, Khuzdar and Quetta received traces of rain.