However, an unexpected weather window
opened during one of their recce trips and the pair decided to make a push on the climb.
"The MV Constructor has assumed guard duties and is standing by awaiting a suitable weather window
to attempt the recovery of the debris and oil.
The images have drawn inevitable comparisons to those of Everest, where climbers queued during a weather window
James said on social media: "Really pleased with today's flight, and our decision to wait for a weather window
really paid off!
"All of a sudden he had a heart problem and passed away at South Col, according to his expedition organisers," said Mira Acharya from Nepal's tourism department.Nepal issued a record 381 Everest permits this season and a short weather window
resulted in some teams waiting several hours in the dangerous "dead zone", running out of oxygen supplies and risking exhaustion.
We [want to take advantage of the] good weather window
for the infrastructure projects,' Andaya told reporters.
Planning is crucial due to a fairly limited train timetable to and from Corrour and the desire for a good weather window
. Runners can start the route at the station, or enjoy a warm-up walk to the youth hostel a mile away.
They have till March 10 on the peak and they intend to wait till the last minute for a clear weather window
to try to make a push for the summit,' he said.
"We should take advantage of this so-called good weather window
before the typhoon season kicks in," Recto said.
Exploration company ENI along with Exxon Mobil will start drilling of an ultra-deep well in Kekra-I this month in deep sea waters under a specific weather window
, it said.
The project will be undertaken 280 kilometres from the coast of Sindh within a specific weather window
. Italian firm Eni is the operator of the project along with joint-venture partners, which will drill an ultra-deep well in the offshore Indus-G block called Keira-1 to explore gas reserves.