Nepal urges climbers, trekkers to halt activities as rainfall continues

Sep 19, 2019

Kathmandu (Nepal), Sep 19 (ANI): Nepal's Department of Tourism has asked trekking and expedition companies to halt activities in view of incessant rainfall in the region over the last few days. Autumn is a popular season for mountain expeditions and trekking in the Himalayan country. A total of 395 climbers from various countries have already taken permits to climb 17 different mountains, including Mount Everest. Nearly a dozen helicopters of various private aviation service providers made an emergency landing in various parts of the country because of the weather on Tuesday.