Chilly weather condition prevails in Sikkim

Chilly weather condition prevailed in Sikkim today with Gantok being the coldest place in the state.

The higher altitude areas continued to receive snowfall even as a thick fog enveloped Gangtok and other towns during the day with the sun hiding behind cloud.

Gangtok was the coldest place in the state with a minimum temperature of 5.7 degree Celsius followed by Gyalshing in West district at 7.1, Mangan in North district at 7.5 and Namchi in South district recording a minimum of 8.2 degree Celsius.

The Meteorological Centre has in a bulletin forecast light rain/thundershower/snow (in higher altitude areas) over next two days.

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