OUR STAFF REPORTER LAHORE Patches of clouds and windy conditions in the City helped maintaining the mercury to a lower level on Friday, providing much needed relief to the Lahorites during the daytime. Experts have forecast partly cloudy weather for the City during the next 24 hours. On Friday, maximum and minimum temperature in the City was recorded 39 degree Celsius and 26.4 C respectively. Relative humidity in the morning was recorded 64 percent which decreased to 40 percent in the evening. Though the daytime weather was comparatively less intense, Lahore canal as usual attracted a large number of people including women and children. Not only youths but also elderly people were seen beating the heat by taking a dip in the mud colour canal water. At certain places, even women were seen taking a bath in the canal water. According to the experts, seasonal low lies over Balochistan and is less marked. A westerly is moving across northeastern parts of the country. Local meteorological department has forecast dust raising winds and rains at isolated places of Multan, Bahawalpur, D G Khan, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad, D I Khan, Bannu, Zhob, Malakand, Peshawar and Hazara divisions, southwestern Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir during the next 24 hours. On Friday, Pattan received 16 mm rain, Muzaffarabad 12 mm, Balakot and Kotli 10 mm each, Gilgit and Kakul 09 mm each, Murree and Mangla 07 mm each, Sialkot 06 mm, Jhelum, Bunji, Chilas and Garhi Dupatta 05 mm each, Bahawalnagar, Parachinar, Dir and Hunza 04 mm each, D G Khan and Jhang 03 mm each, Dalbandin, Drosh, Gupis and Astore 02 mm each, Okara, Sahiwal and Islamabadand received traces of rain.