LAHORE - Scattered drizzle in upper parts of the country and snowfall over the hills has caused considerable decrease in the mercury level, increasing chill in weather during the day and at nighttime.

Dip in the mercury level caused people across the country including the City to wear warm clothes in the day and take woollies and blankets while sleeping during the nighttime.

On Tuesday, Skardu remained the coldest place in the country where dropped 3.6 degree Celsius below the freezing point.