LAHORE - Parts of the country received scattered thundershowers on Thursday with experts predicting more rains during the next 24 hours.

Rain-thundershower accompanied by windstorm occurred at scattered places of Faisalabad, Multan, D G Khan, Bahawalpur, Malakand, Bannu and at isolated places of Kalat Peshawar, Kohat, Hazara, Sahiwal, Sargodha, Lahore, Rawalpindi divisions, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. Weather remained hot and humid elsewhere in the country.

In Lahore, maximum and minimum temperature was recorded 33 C and 25 C respectively. Relative humidity in the evening was recorded 52 per cent.

According to the experts, seasonal low lies over north Baluchistan and adjoining areas. Weak monsoon currents are penetrating into upper and central parts of the country. A westerly wave is affecting upper parts of the country and likely to move east- northeastwards during next 24 hours.

Local meteorological department has forecast rain-thundershowers associated with gusty winds at scattered places of Bahawalpur, Multan, Sahiwal, D G Khan, Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Kohat divisions and at isolated places of Sargodha, Gujranwala, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Kalat, Bannu divisions, Islamabad, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan during the next 24 hours. 

On Thursday, Toba Tek Singh received 28 mm rains, Multan 22 mm, Bannu 19 mm, D G Khan 11 mm, Pattan 09 mm, Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Malamjabba and Shorkot 04 mm each, Lower Dir, Saidu Sharif and Sargodha 03 mm each, Dir, Rahim Yar Khan and Khanpur 02 mm each, Rawalakot and Okara 01 mm each.