Live visuals of Nepal earthquake: The disaster captured in 5 videos

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: May 01, 2015 16:32 IST

New videos of the devastating 7.9-magnitude earthquake are emerging every day as rescuers work their way amid piles of brick and broken concrete around Kathmandu and large parts of Nepal and the death toll rose steadily past 6,000.

According to the United Nations, 600,000 houses have been destroyed or damaged and fresh aftershocks and the stench of rotting bodies has made it hard for nervous survivors to return to their homes.

The footage of the disaster from different places in Nepal show the enormity of as well as the destruction brought about by the massive quake. One of them even captures the plight of climbers caught in an avalanche triggered by the temblor on the Mount Everest.

Here are the 5 live videos showing the horrific earthquake in the impoverished Himalayan nation:

Watch: Dramatic footage shows building collapse on passers-by amidst panic and confusion

Watch: Moment Nepal earthquake triggered avalanche at Mt Everest base camp

Watch: Tourist captures the moment Nepal earthquake struck Bhaktapur's Ancient Square

Watch: CCTV Catches Violence of Nepalese Earthquake

Watch: Nepal Earthquake on busy streets

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