The tourism ministry says all mountaineers evacuated from Camp 1 and Camp 2, and sherpas will resume setting up the route after a week.
While mountaineers are being airlifted, several are still missing on the world's tallest peak. Uncertainity over Everest climbing season continues on the south side, it is likely being called off on north (China) side. .
Mountaineers who had to abandon their Everest expedition last year are now allowed to use their climbing permits till 2019. .
Nearly four months after 16 of the skilled mountain guides were killed in the biggest avalanche on Everest, the government has decided to increase insurance cover for mountaineering support staff and guides. .