OUR STAFF REPORTER LAHORE Parts of the province including the City received rains of varying intensities on Friday, providing much needed respite to the people from the prevailing harsh weather conditions. Though early morning showers caused considerable decrease in the mercury level in the City, high level of humidity made the weather muggy that caused the Lahorites to sweat at noon and in the afternoon. Heavy rains and windy conditions at night made the weather pleasant, providing relief to the Lahorites during the night time. Windy conditions and downpour caused decrease in the night time temperature. Though the downpour lasted for only a short period, the rainwater was inundated on roadsides in several localities that caused frequent traffic jams. Several incidents of skidding of motorcycles were also reported from various parts of the City. On Friday, maximum and minimum temperature in the City was recorded 33 degree Celsius and 18 C respectively. Relative humidity in the morning was recorded 100 per cent which decreased to 55 per cent in the evening. According to the experts, Thursdays well marked monsoon low over north Bay of Bengal on Friday intensified into deep depression and lies over the same place. A trough of westerly wave is moving across north of Afghanistan. Marked seasonal low lies over northeast Balochistan and adjoining areas. Moist current from Arabian Sea is reaching Punjab and Kashmir up to 5000 feet. Local meteorological department has forecast partly cloudy weather with chances of thunderstorm/rain for the City during the next 24 hours. Met office has forecast rains at isolated places of Hazara, Malakand, Bannu, Lahore, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi and Bahawalpur divisions, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir. On Friday, Sialkot received 37 mm rain, Lahore 33 mm, Balakot 19 mm, Jhelum 18 mm, Kotli 14 mm, Mangla 10 mm, Murree and Kakul 08 mm, Muzaffarabad 05 mm, Rawlakot and Noorpur Thal 03 mm each while Mandi Bahauddin received traces of rain.