LAHORE The City remained in the grip of muggy weather on Tuesday with the frequent outages adding to the woes and miseries of heat-stricken Lahorites. Abundance of sunshine, lack of rain and absence of winds caused the increase in the mercury level while high humidity made the weather sultry, causing Lahorites to sweat at noon and in the afternoon. On Tuesday, maximum and minimum temperature in the City was recorded 39 degree Celsius and 27 C respectively. Relative humidity in the morning was recorded 75 per cent which decreased to 49 per cent in the evening. The Lahore Canal, as usual, attracted a large number of people including women and children at noon and in the afternoon. Not only youth but also the elderly people were seen taking a bath in the mud colour canal water. At some places, even women were seen beating the heat by taking a dip in the Lahore canal. According to the experts, a trough of westerly wave persists over northern parts of the country. Seasonal low lies over north Balochistan. Weak monsoon current from Arabian Sea is reaching Punjab upto 3000 feet.