Saturday, April 25, 2015

News for Saturday

The death is currently at 1400 and rising as a result of an earthquake in Nepal. It also affected Mount Everest right at the time of the year when mountaineers are most likely to scale it.


The 7.8 magnitude quake struck an area of central Nepal between the capital, Kathmandu, and the city of Pokhara.

There were also victims in India, Bangladesh, Tibet and on Mount Everest, where avalanches were triggered.

The government has declared a state of emergency in the affected areas, and help has been offered by countries around the world.

1 comment:

Bob said...

It is considered to be the strongest earthquake since 1900.