While the pandemic coronavirus continues to affect a very large number of people, the nature feels his side the positive effects of the situation. This "magical interlude" for the animals also allows you to rediscover some landscapes previously directly impacted by the pollution. This is what happens in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. The inhabitants can observe the mount Everest and the Himalayas, " says the Nepali Times.
According to data from the Johns Hopkins university, Nepal has only 427 cases of coronavirus, and two deaths since the beginning of the epidemic. The country has implemented containment measures that affect Kathmandu, the city of the country. The car traffic is now drastically reduced in the city of a million inhabitants. Consequence, while a cloud of pollution normally covers Kathmandu, the sky cleared in recent weeks. An evolution that now allows people to see the mount Everest and the Himalayan chain. An incredible panorama immortalized in a series of shots.
for the first time since many years
This is the first time for many years that mount Everest is visible from Kathmandu. "The containment has cleaned up the air above the Nepal and northern India, thanks to the reduction of vehicle emissions. To such an extent that for the first time since many years, we can review the mount Everest from the Kathmandu valley, even if it is 200 kilometres away, " says the Nepali Times. The inhabitants of Jalandhar, a city in the north of India, had already had the chance to discover the beginning of April the mount Dhauladhar in Himachal Pradesh from home.
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