Heavy snowfall in Nepal

Mt. EverestKATHMANDU –  Dozens of foreign hikers and Nepali guides returning from a trekking trip to the base camp of Mount Everest have been cut off by heavy snowfall, a police official said on Sunday.

They are staying in four hotel resorts in the Gokyo area near the world’s tallest peak, which has been battered by heavy snowfall following freak rains in the last 24 hours, police officer Chandra Dev Rai said from Salleri, the nearest town Continue reading

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