According to news agency Associated Press, and Yosemite officials have received several emergency calls on Tuesday from witnesses who saw one or more hikers to go into the water and Vernal Falls, which is 317 feet. The way to the top of Vernal Falls, which separates the handrail Yosemite visitors of water, after the calculations show that 13 people were killed over and killed since records began.
Witnesses from the various reports of what happened to Yosemite officials and journalists.
The witness said Jacob Bibee CNN affiliate KGPE - TV ", I saw a man's eye when he went over the fall. It was devastating."
The witness said Dean Sabo KGPE "I saw the two were holding each other, and those that were floating alone through the water. The reason it seemed to me that this woman was screaming, running along the water's edge."
NBC KSEE of Fresno reports that, according to witnesses, a man and woman jumped over the railing to see better, and may have encouraged their children to go over as well. Men and women began to slip by the children climbed. Another man jumped on the railing to help, but also hit on the edge, and reports KSEE.
She said park spokeswoman Kari Cobb said the guards closed quickly collapsed Mist Trail, and searched the Merced River corridor for any potential victims. While stopped the search when darkness fell, and is expected to resume today.
In June, two died after falling into the hikers Hetchy Hetch Reservoir in Yosemite National Park.
According to the Associated Press, has created a record snowfall, "breathtaking" in the Yosemite Falls, and a garden with beautiful, of Rainbow Moon Falls meditative. But there are risks involved, and visitors do not realize the slippery trail conditions or the power of water, especially in light of additional snow.
We have seen the record in the weather all over the world this year, from snow to heat waves. In June, announced Rajendar Pachauri, Chairman of the Intergovernmental Group of the United Nations on climate change, and they will release a report in November to examine the relationship between climate change and extreme weather events.