Gangtok just ended wettest June in 23 years
Gangtok, 01 Jul:
This June was the wettest Gangtok has been since June 1998. According to India Meterological Department, Sikkim, Gangtok received 942.3mm of rain in June this year which is the highest the capital has received since June 1998 when it had recorded 1,105.2 mm of rainfall. The all time record high is 1231.3 mm in the horrific June of 1997 when the capital was littered with landslides. This year, rainfall peaked on 09 June at 114.2 mm.