LAHORE: Lahore gained some respite from the sweltering heat as the first rain of the monsoon season turned the weather pleasant.
Rain began pouring in the early hours of Monday morning. Consequently, the humid weather gripping the city subsided.
Heavy showers also lashed Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Met office predicted more rain in the next 24 hours in the Lahore, Gujranwala and Sargodha divisions.
Suffering from a heat spell lasting for weeks, people could be seen outdoors enjoying the pleasant weather.