Kathmandu: The Everest climber Surendra Gurung has informed that an avalanche fell from Nuptse Himal at around 11 am on April 16.
Hundreds of climbers are at the Everest base camp for the spring climb. According to Gurung, no one has been injured in the avalanche.
The current data of Department of Tourism shows that, 321 people, including 256 men and 65 women from 34 groups, have so far received approval to climb Mt. Everest this season.
It also includes the team of Prince Khalifa of Bahrain. Last year, during the Corona epidemic, he climbed Lobuche and Manaslu with special permission.
As of April 15, more than Rs 380 million in royalties has been raised from Mount Everest alone. The department further added that, 467 men and 116 women from 64 groups have taken permission to climb various mountains including Everest till April 15 this season.
Along with them, thousands of people have reached the base camps of various mountains as guides and helpers. On Friday, the first ascent of 8,000 meters this season was on Annapurna.
On the same day, 67 people, including six Nepali women, had climbed Annapurna for the first time at 8,091 meters.
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