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Today: Climber describes moment avalanche hit Everest

April 27th, 2015

Episode 311 of 1273 episodes

The earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday was its worst for eighty years and it caused what is now known to be Mount Everest's deadliest day, as avalanches triggered by the quake hit the area around base camp. At least 18 people have died there and many more are still stranded. Reporter Tom Bateman has been speaking to people there this morning.