Snowslide hits the Everest base camp – level 2

04-05-2015 15:00

The cities of Nepal weren’t the only places which were affected by the recent earthquake. The earthquake triggered a snowslide which hit the Everest base camp. It killed at least 17 people and trapped many.

A videographer from Canada filmed the moment that the snowslide hit. The cloud of snow blew tents and people hundreds of feet (1 foot is 30 centimetres).

Difficult words: affect (to hit), trigger (to start, to cause), trapped (if you are trapped somewhere, you cannot leave the place).

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