Unscheduled and large-scale load shedding added to the woes of the heat-striken people. Harsh weather conditions forced the Lahorites to stay indoors and avoid unnecessarily coming out on roads, reducing traffic at otherwise busy arteries at noon and in the afternoon.
Sibi remained the hottest place in the country where mercury rose as high as 49 degree Celsius. Maximum and minimum temperature in the City was recorded 44 C and 31 C, respectively. Relative humidity in the evening was recorded 35 per cent.