Once again, Lachung receives heavy snowfall; road to North Sikkim blocked; no passes issued to tourists for Tsomgo Lake, Nathu La; Gangtok temperature goes below 8 degrees Celsius
Gangtok: Once again, the Lachung Valley of North Sikkim got covered in a white blanket on Thursday after it received heavy snowfall on Wednesday night. Tourist hubs Tsomgo Lake and Nathu la pass along the India-China border also witnessed heavy snowfall due to which roads leading to the area got blocked.
The authorities are not issuing passes to tourists to visit North Sikkim and Nathu la Pass. Due to snowfall, temperatures in state capital Gangtok have once again gone down to below 8 degrees celsius during daytime.