Aftershocks Of Earthquake Likely To Continue For Some Days In Nepal , Adjoining Areas : IMD

26 April, New Delhi

Aftershocks of the earthquake in Nepal are likely to continue for some more days, according to L S Rathore, Director General of the India Meteorology Department (IMD).

More than two and a half dozen aftershocks of magnitude four and above have been observed. These kinds of aftershocks are likely to continue for a while, so people should take precautions, he said in New Delhi.

The IMD said the epicenter of the fresh tremors this afternoon also lay in Nepal where a deadly earthquake Saturday killed nearly 2,000 people.

Fresh tremors were felt in Delhi and other parts of northern India at around 12.45 p.m. The tremors were felt in Delhi, Gurgaon in Haryana, Noida and Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh, Jaipur, Kolkata and many other places. The tremors lasted for nearly two minutes in the Indian capital.

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