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Nepal : Avalanche : 2014/10/14
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Duration 2014/10/14
Name Avalanche
Outline Tragedy strikes Nepal again as 17 trekkers die in heavy Himalayan snow. Officials say more people are missing and it is feared the toll could rise.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • AFP 2014/10/18
    The death toll from a devastating snowstorm in Nepal's Himalayas climbed to 43 on Saturday, 18 October 2014.
  • BBC News 2014/10/16
    At least 28 people have died on a key Nepali hiking route, officials say, after blizzards struck at the height of the Himalayan climbing season.
  • CNN 2014/10/16
    It is said to be the result of two days of unusually heavy snow caused by Cyclone Hud-hud in eastern India.