Gangtok, Jan 26 (PTI) Chilly weather conditions prevailed today in most parts of Sikkim with snow fall continuing in higher altitude areas, met department officials said.Also Read - Sikkim Imposes Lockdown-Like Restrictions Till January 10. Check Latest Guidelines Here

Areas such as Nathula and Changu in East district, and Lachen and Lachung in North district received snowfall for the third consecutive day as a result icy winds were blowing across Sikkim. Also Read - Watch Video: Heavy Snowfall in High-altitude Areas of North Sikkim Leaves Tourists Stranded

Gyalshing in West district remained the coldest place with minimum temperature of 4.7 degrees Celsius, followed by 4.8 in Gangtok (East district), 5.6 in Namchi (South district) and 8.6 in Mangan (North district), the officials said. Also Read - Good News! Sikkim Bans Plastic Bottles From January 1, 2022

Snowfall is likely to continue in in the higher altitude for two more days, they added.

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