Extensive glacial retreat observed in Mount Everest region

Extensive glacial retreat observed in Mount Everest region

 

A new study finds a decline in snow and ice on Mount Everest and the national park surrounding it. The scientists have been studying temperature and precipitation trends in the area and found that the Everest region has been warming while snowfall has

Hundreds of foreigners stranded in Everest region

Hundreds of foreigners stranded in Everest region

Heavy fog has halted flights from the only airstrip serving the area causing around 1500 foreign tourists stranding in the Everest region.”The hotels are running out of food because of the pressure. Hundreds of people are living in tents,” Utsab Kharel, manager of

Nepal to re-measure Mount Everest

Nepal to re-measure Mount Everest

There seems to be some confusion over the exact height of Mount Everest, the world’s highest mountain.Chinese and Nepalese officials have disagreed over the height of the iconic peak. The Nepalese has decided to clear the air, and will re-measure the mountain