The stakeholders of Nepalese Tourism Industry decide to introduce hi-tech system in the Himalayas that can accurately forecast the hazards including avalanches, blizzards, landslides and sudden weather change of the Himalayas in Nepal.
Avalanche in the Everest in the spring and blizzard in Annapurna during autumn, Nepal and the Nepalese Tourism suffered the deadliest natural calamities in its most popular Himalayan Regions in 2014. For sure, these catastrophic incidents conveyed negative message to every trekker and climber planning to experience the adventurous journey to the Himalayas of Nepal. Now we have good news of hi-tech system that would definitely allow taking timely precautionary measures, which would avoid the loss of human lives.
According to Phurba Gyaljen Sherpa of Nepal Tourism Board, NTB has apportioned 10 million NRS to set up the effective and reliable early warning system in the Himalayas in the next three months so that the climbers and the trekkers to the region during the spring 2015 can be facilitated.
Resources say that officials have begun to study the feature of hi-tech weather forecasting system, which is being used in the alpine regions of Austria, Switzerland and United States. Once the system is installed, the local media will transmit the forecasted threat to the people in the Himalayas under potential danger. Nepal Tourism Board will also have the reserve budget of 10 million NRS to make timely rescue operation whenever required.