Gangtok, Jan 29 (PTI) Icy cold weather persisted today in Sikkim with rainfall and snowfall occurring in isolated areas of the state. Also Read - Earthquake Measuring 4.0 on Richter Scale Jolts India-Nepal Border, Tremors Felt in Sikkim

Moderate rainfall in isolated places and snowfall in higher altitude areas occurred in the past 24 hours, the Meteorological Centre said in a bulletin today. Also Read - BREAKING: Earthquake of Magnitude 4.8 Jolts Yuksom in Sikkim

The state capital, Gangtok, remained the coldest place in Sikkim with minimum temperature of 4.1 degree Celsius, one degree Celsius below normal, while maximum temperature stood at 7 degree Celsius, six less than normal. Also Read - Border Standoff in Ladakh, Sikkim Will Inevitably Have Repercussions on India-China Ties: Jaishankar

Gyalshing (West District) registered minimum temperature at 4.3, while maximum temperature stood at 9 degree Celsius while at Mangan (North District) the maximum and maximum temperature were 15.2 and 7.4 degree Celsius, The weather office has forecast snowfall in higher altitude areas tomorrow as well.

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