21 Sep '11, 3am

Nepal capital tops earthquake risk list: KATHMANDU: With rescue work still under way in Nepal after Sunday's dea...

Nepal capital tops earthquake risk list: KATHMANDU: With rescue work still under way in Nepal after Sunday's dea...

KATHMANDU: With rescue work still under way in Nepal after Sunday's deadly earthquake in the Himalayas, scientists have warned that the capital Kathmandu is a high-risk city unprepared for the next "Big One". Experts say Kathmandu is one of the most vulnerable cities in the world with an overdue earthquake predicted to kill tens of thousands of people and leave survivors cut off from international aid. British geologist Dave Petley described the latest tremor, which killed eight people in Nepal, as a "wake-up call" for the overcrowded capital, home to two million people and connected to the outside world by just three roads and one airport runway. "The main area of concern is in central and west Nepal, where there has not been a large earthquake for a long period," Petley told AFP after Sunday's 6.9-magnitude quake damaged hundreds of homes in the east of the country. "Thi...

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