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Several cols closed due to snow

National News // Nov. 7, 2016

Several passes have already been closed due to the arrival of snow across Switzerland at the weekend.

Several cols closed due to snow

This morning, authorities closed the Furka pass, which connects the canton of Uri to Valais and Klausen, which provides connections Glaris, reports news agencies.

The Gotthard Pass has not yet been affected, but the Glaubenbielen pass that connects Obwalden in Lucerne, was also closed today because of snow.

Authorities in Obwalden say the road should be reopened in April.

The Susten Pass, which connects Uri in the Bernese Oberland, has been closed to traffic since Thursday night, two weeks earlier than last year. 

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