Unpredictable traffic of Pakyong

Unpredictable traffic of Pakyong
Tue, Jul 16, 2019

Traffic has been unpredictable on the Pakyong-Pachey SDM office road since Sunday. In less than 48 hours, the road was blocked on 3-4 occasions due to mudslides.  A JCB has been placed on the site for immediate restoration of road in case of any further landslides.


Area: 7096 Sq Km
Capital:Gangtok
Altitude: 5,840 ft
Population: 6.10 Lakhs
Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 ft. to over 28,509 ft above sea level
Climate:
Summer: Max- 21°C ; Min – 13°C
Winter: Max -13°C ; Min – 0.48°C
Rainfall: 325 cm per annum
Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi