Published on Dec 14 2014 // Featured, Nepal News
Kathmandu: Around 70 tourists were trapped in Gokyo area of Khumjung in Solukhumbu district after heavy snow accumulated in the region after heavy snowfall. However, all tourists are learnt to have stayed in the hotels safely, according to RSS. Sarke Tamang, a tour guide, said that the tourists...

Published on Oct 17 2014 // Nepal News, Slideshow
39 confirmed dead; dozens still missing in Manang, Mustang avalanches, blizzards
Update: The death toll in Himalayas avalanches and blizzards in Manang and Mustang district reached 39 on Saturday, the officials involved in rescue operation said. Kathmandu: The government officials, trekking agencies and security forces are carrying out the search and rescue jobs in the snow storm...

Published on Oct 15 2014 // Nepal News, Slideshow
Nepal’s snow blizzard: Over 110 trapped in snow rescued alive
Update: Security personnel and rescuers rescued more than 110 trekkers and locals who were trapped in snow on Tuesday and Wednesday have been rescued. Kathmandu: In one of the worst snow blizzards in the history, more than 1,00 persons including trekkers, both nationals and international, tour and trekking...

Published on Oct 15 2014 // Nepal News
Kathmandu: At least four persons including three foreigners were killed after being trapped in heavy snowfall in Nepal’s mountainous district Manang, local media reported. Identity of those killed in the snowfall is not yet confirmed. The dead bodies of the tourists were recovered at Damkyam,...