Death toll in floods and landslides reaches 120 since the onset of monsoon

Weather forecast shows receding rain due to moving of the monsoon trough towards south, which is expected to return beginning next week with more rains in Nepal. 

Rescuers recover 11 bodies, only five of them identified so far

Search and rescue operations for the missing passengers and the two buses swept off the major highway connecting the Capital into Trishuli river by mudslides on Friday morning has been ineffective in high current river swollen by monsoon rains.

Mudslides sweep away passenger buses in Nepal, scores missing

At least 110 people have died in landslides, floods and lightning strikes since mid-June when monsoon rains started.

Seven Summit Treks team conquers Nanga Parbat

Nepali guides lead climbers to the summit of Nanga Parbat (8,126m) despite challenging weather, season's major 8,000m summit in Karakoram

Torrential rains trigger deadly floods and landslides

Monsoon creates havoc in eastern and central Nepal, triggering flash floods and land slides, and inundating hundreds of acres of Land in the plains.

MOUNTAIN

Khumbu municipality temporarily removes signboard at Everest Base Camp

Officials respond to public outcry, aiming to restore the iconic stone landmark.

Nimsdai’s team retrieves the bodies of two climbers from Shishapangma

Nimsdai Purja managed to retrieve the bodies of Anna Gutu and Mingmar Sherpa, who were killed in an avalanche on last October.

Kristin Harila postpones search for Tenjen Sherpa on Shishapangma

After a long wait for permission to climb from Chinese government, Kristin Harila ultimately realized it was not possible to obtain permission to search for body of her climbing companion Tenjen Sherpa

Hari Budha Magar sets out for Seven Summits

Hari Budha Magar, world’s first double above the knee amputee climber to summit Mount Everest, wants to tackle the highest summit of each continent. He starts his next mission from Denali on June 16. 

Nepali climbers achieve first ascent of Patrasi peak

Summit of Patrasi Peak (6,450m) marks a significant milestone in promoting alpinism and sustainable mountaineering in the country’s western highlands with vast potential for adventure tourism.

ENVIRONMENT

Death toll in floods and landslides reaches 120 since the onset of monsoon

Weather forecast shows receding rain due to moving of the monsoon trough towards south, which is expected to return beginning next week with more rains in Nepal. 

Rescuers recover 11 bodies, only five of them identified so far

Search and rescue operations for the missing passengers and the two buses swept off the major highway connecting the Capital into Trishuli river by mudslides on Friday morning has been ineffective in high current river swollen by monsoon rains.

Mudslides sweep away passenger buses in Nepal, scores missing

At least 110 people have died in landslides, floods and lightning strikes since mid-June when monsoon rains started.

Torrential rains trigger deadly floods and landslides

Monsoon creates havoc in eastern and central Nepal, triggering flash floods and land slides, and inundating hundreds of acres of Land in the plains.

Ice fall doctors grapple with increased climate induced risks in Everest

Ang Sarki Sherpa, who has been working as icefall doctor for two decades, has witnessed the changes of climate change in Everest. Route opening through the mountain is becoming increasingly dangerous; this time they succeeded only in the third attempt.