Snowfall hits Everest climbing activities

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAKATHMANDU: Incessant snowfall at the Everest Base Camp has started affecting climbing activities and is taking a toll on mountaineers, officials and doctors stationed there said.

“Weather condition is not normal with the base camp witnessing snowfall for the last three days,” said Krishna Lamsal, Under Secretary at the Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation. Lamsal, who leads a team of government officials at the base camp contact office, also informed over phone that nearly 500 persons, including climbers and their support staff, Continue reading

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