More Than 20 Dead, Dozens More Missing as Blizzards Batter Himalayas

October 16, 2014 10:10 AM

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More Than 20 Dead, Dozens More Missing as Blizzards Batter Himalayas

The effects of Cyclone Hudhud, which battered India’s east coast over the weekend, are being felt further north, as resultant blizzards in neighboring Nepal’s Annapurna region killed at least 20 people on Wednesday.

Officials said that nine locals, three Polish nationals, three Israelis and one Vietnamese were killed in the region’s Mustang district, according to the Indian Express. Four Canadians and an Indian also lost their lives in the neighboring district of Manang, and the search for nearly 85 others repo...

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