Sunday, April 26, 2015

Nepal earthquake was a 'nightmare waiting to happen': Experts knew disaster was coming and were in Kathmandu preparing just a week ago

  • Earthquake experts met in Kathmandu last week to plan for similar disaster
  • Scientists discussed how the overdeveloped area would cope with chaos
  • At least 2,200 people across four countries have died in the earthquake
  • Hundreds are still missing after avalanches buried Everest basecamp 
  • The quake struck just 11km beneath ground making its force even more destructive 
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