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Harry evacuated from South Pole ahead of extreme storms

Prince Harry and his the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge team have had to be evacuated from the South Pole before a forecast major Antarctic storm swept in to hit airbase Nova, where they were staying, the charity organising the event said.

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Arctic teams 'can't wait to get to the South Pole'

Team members on the Walking with the Wounded South Pole trek will now work together to reach the South Pole - the race element has been taken out of the challenge. Guy Disney, from Team Glenfiddich said:

The first four days was a full out slog. It really tested every single individual mentally and physically. We are about 112 km from the South Pole and we all can’t wait to get there as one big group.

The race has been suspended due to safety concerns arising from the adverse weather conditions.

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