Eight people are said to have died after an avalanche buried part of the Base Camp at the foot of Mount Everest today.
It is believed that the avalanche was caused by the devastating 7.9-magnitude earthquake which struck Nepal this morning.
- Officials say at least 449 people have died following a 7.9-magnitude earthquake
- The quake has reportedly triggered avalanches in the Mount Everest
- Pictures show widespread devastation across Nepal
As the dust settles from this morning's massive quake, dazed Nepalese have begun searching the wreckage of their former homes and offices in the search for survivors.
The death toll from the Nepal earthquake has risen to 449, Nepalese officials say.
Police deputy inspector general Kamal Singh Bam is quoted by Reuters as saying: "The number of dead so far is 449."
David Cameron has laid a wreath at the ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli at the Cenotaph in London today.
The Prime Minister attended the event in central London alongside the other party leaders, as well as the Queen and Prince William.
Some of the first footage to emerge from today's earthquake in Nepal shows a group of men searching for people beneath the ruins of the 19th century Dharahara tower.
Michael Schumacher's 16-year-old son, Mick, is to make his Formula 4 debut on Saturday.
While his seven-time world champion father continues to recover privately from a life-threatening skiing accident at the end of 2013, Mick Schumacher will drive his Van Amersfoort car in Oschersleben, Germany.
It is to be a debut under the Schumacher name for the teenager, who has previously driven under his mother's maiden name in go-kart racing.
The Queen has attended a service at the Cenotaph commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign.
Prince William was at the Cenotaph today, to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Gallipoli, and commemorate the thousands of men who gave their lives in the campaign in 1915.