Police forces issue warnings ahead of strong winds
Police forces in the northern parts of the country are warning people to be prepared for strong winds.
Meteosuisse have issued a level three warning – out of five – as gusts are expected up to 100kph in the lower areas and 160 kph in the mountains.
Zurich police say outdoor furniture should be secured – even stored indoors – and any flowerpots on balconies should be taken down.
The same advice is being given by Basel and Schaffhausen. They add not to walk in forests and park cars away from trees.