Snowfall at Everest Base Camp

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SOLUKHUMBU, APR 13 – Everest Base Camp witnessed snowfall from Sunday night. Thesnowfall has caused inconvenience to trekkers and climbers.

Areas including Namche bazaar, Labuche, Gorakhsp along with Everest Base Camp witnessed snowfall since yesterday.

Many tourists en route to Kalapathar and Everest Base Camp have cancelled their trek due to the extreme weather. Locals have used yaks to clear the snow-clad trails since early morning.

Country witnesses rainfall today

The country has witnessed rainfall today due to the influence of the Westerly wind and vapour-laden wind from the Arabian Sea.

Meteorologist Bibhuti Pokharel told the National News Agency (RSS) that the weather is expected to clear after three days.

Pokharel said that all parts of the country have witnessed rainfall from Sunday night and Taplejung witnessed 26 milimetres rainfall , which is the highest rainfall across the country.

The Kathmandu Valley folks are experiencing slightly colder weather due to the incessantrainfall . Mainly, the general people have been facing problem in their movement due to muddy roads dug as part of the road expansion drive. RSS