In Pics: Two major earthquakes rock Nepal, massive damage reported

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Kathmandu, April 25: Strong tremors were felt in Nepal and the northern states of India including Delhi, NCR, Bihar, and West Bengal.

According to reports, the earthquake lasted for about for 2 minutes and measured 7.4 on the Richter scale.

The second after shock felt in the region measured 6.6 on the Richter Scale. The epicentre of the earthquake is said to be in Pokhara, 80 kms from here. Massive damage has been reported from Kathmandu where roads and buildings have reportedly been damaged. 

Tremors were felt in Jaipur, Lucknow, Guwahati as well.

Here are few of the images from the social media:

Roads damaged in Kathmandu

According to reports, the earthquake lasted for about for 2 minutes and measured 7.4 on the Richter scale.

Traffic hit badly due to damages caused

The second after shock felt in the region measured 6.6 on the Richter Scale. The epicentre of the earthquake is said to be in Pokhara, Nepal.

Fear and panic amongst people in Nepal

At least one person was killed when an old building collapsed in the premises of the Indian consulate in Kathmandu.

Huge depressions on Nepal roads

The US Geological Survey has said it expects heavy damage in Nepal.

Vehicles damaged in building collapse

Nepal earthquake's intensity revised up from 7.5 to 7.9 on the Richter scale. Kathmandu Airport has been closed by authorities to prevent any untoward incident.

2 reported dead, 400 feared trapped

2 reported dead, 400 feared trapped in Kathmandu's 19th century Dharara Towers. It is a nine-story building.

 

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