LAHORE- Summer temperatures have once again assumed upward trend across the country, including provincial capital, as mercury touched 40 degree celsius today.

The temperatures in other parts of the province including Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Multan, Sialkot, Toba Tek Singh, RahimYar Khan and Gujranwala were around 39 degree celsius maximum. Local Met office told sources that temperature in the province, including the city, would reach 47 degree celsius during the current week. The weather during the next few days will remain dry in all the major cities with chances of thunder/showers at few places, Met office reported