Climbers are stranded while cyclone Fani affects the weather in the Himalayas
KOLKATA: Even When There Was A Trail Of Devastation Left In Odisha, Bengal, And Entering Bangladesh, It Also Affected The Weather In The Himalayas, Causing Mountain Climbers To Be Upset ' Plant This Climbing Season. At Least Eight Bengal Climbers, On Four Different Expeditions, Including One Mt Everest Summit Attack, Stranded Because Of The Sudden Change In The Weather.
A Team Of Five Members Led By Biplab Baidya From Bengal Left For Kanchenjunga (8,586 M) On 4 April. The Team Was Acclimatizing When Camp 2 Was Damaged. They Left Part Of Their Possessions In Camp 2 And Returned To The Base Camp. Snowfall Intensified On Friday And Near Twenty-Two, The Base Camp Got New Snowfall. We Hope Strong Winds Don't Blow Everything Away. We Are Afraid That The Fixed Cables Can Fall Under 4 To 5 Meters Of Snow, Kuntal Karar Said On His Garmin InReach Phone. We Can't Sleep Well Because We Have To Stay Informed. Hanging Glaciers Break Off From The Cliffs On The Side Of Talung And Janu. The Tents Look Like Igloos, A Climber, Rudraprasad Haldar Said.
Howrah District Mountaineers And Members Of The Trekkers Association On Saturday Pointed Out That Such Changes In The Weather In The Himalayas Weren't Uncommon When The Bay Of Bengal Disruptions Perished. The Cyclone ' S Against The Clock In Circulation Pushes Moisture Against The Wall Of The Mountains In North India And Nepal. The Moisture-Filled Air Creates Thick Clouds Through A Process Called" Orographic Elevator" A Member Said.
Debashsis Biswas, Who Has Goed To Cho Oyu - The Sixth Highest Mountain- at 8,188m -is also caught in bad weather. "He is at the advanced base camp now. There has been heavy snowfall and tents have been damaged," said Malay Mukherjee, a fellow Mountain- eer.
Piyali Basak, a Mountain- eer from Chandannagar, is on a mission to summit Mt Everest. She crossed the Khumbu Icefall, followed by camps 1, 2 and 3, a few days ago but returned to the base camp, she posted on Facebook on Saturday. Tamali, her sister, said, "I spoke to her in the afternoon. There is heavy snowfall and weather has turned bad. Her guides asked her to return to the base camp." No detail could be gathered on Dipankar Ghosh, who has been on an expedition to Mount Makalu (8,485m).