October 15, 2014

Heavy snowfall occurred in high Himalaya region due to the effect of Hudhud cyclone entered Nepal from Indian region from early Monday morning. After two days of continuous snowfall in High Himalayan region in Manang and Mustang district at least 24 people were buried to death. Among these 24 people 16 died bodies (9  Nepalese, 3 Israelis, 3 Polish and 1 Vietnamese) were found at Mustang district and 8 ( 2 Poland, 1 Israeli, 4 Canadian and 1 Indian) at Manang district. While 3 Canadian and 1 Nepalese were rescued alive from Fu VDC of Manang district.

 Nineteen trekkers trapped in avalanche were rescued from the area. Among them 3 people who are not injured are kept in Muktinath and rest are taken to Jomsom.

 In an avalanche at Dhaulagiri Base Camp at Mudi VDC 5 (2 Slovakians and 3 Nepalese) person are missing. Missing person has been identified as Slovakians John Matik and Vladimir Swansar and Nepalese Bhoj Kumar Rai of Okhaldhunga, Dorje Sherpa and Gopal Rai of Solukhumbu. Air Manang and Shree Airlines' helicopters rescued eight person trapped in the avalanche.

 
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