Asia Mountaineering

Weather and Death on Mount Everest: Part II

  • By G.W.K. Moore and John L. Semple
  • Jan 22, 2021

Following on from Part I of Weather and Death on Everest, there follows here an indepth look at the meteorological foundations of the storm and the resulting physiological effects on the mountaineers

Analyzing the Into Thin Air Storm

From the 8th to the 13th of May 1996, the summit temperature on Mount Everest underwent an approximate 10°C drop.

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