Courtesy: Jost Kobusch. One expert estimates the city of Kathmandu shifted three metres in 30 seconds when the 7. Jost Kobusch, 22, was at the Everest base camp in Nepal on Saturday when the avalanche hit. The mountaineer is seen running for cover in his tent before being enveloped in a blanket of icy material. Both are believed to have escaped serious injury but 18 other climbers are known to have died.
By James Tweedie For Mailonline. A search operation has resumed today after an Irish professor went missing on Everest after slipping on his descent from the summit. Seamus Lawless, 39, fell on the 27,ft high 'balcony' area of the world's highest mountain early on Thursday. Sherpa say guides have intensified their search for the mountaineer, an assistant professor at the School of Computer Science at Trinity College, Dublin.
Sign up now for local breaking news alerts Subscribe. The opposition had specifically said the legislation would allow schools to delay the creation of gay-straight alliances and notify parents if their children joined one. Why change the legislation at all? LaGrange said the plan is to have the bill passed and implemented in time for the new school year.