On Air Now
The Breakfast Show

The Breakfast Show

6:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Stay in touch with Mark via sms (dial 939 and start your message with "WRS") ...
Listen Live
Just Played
BBC News

BBC News

7 a.m. - 7:06 a.m.
Next on WRS

Heavy snow hits Geneva region

National News // Jan. 13, 2021

Heavy snow fell around the Lake Geneva region yesterday afternoon – causing traffic tailbacks and a series of minor accidents. But police say there were no major problems.

Pixabay Heavy snow hits Geneva region

Firefighters were called into help stuck buses along the Avenue de la Paix and on the roads heading up to La Capite.

The situation was a bit more serious in neighbouring France. An accident on the A40 autoroute near Bellegarde caused major tailbacks yesterday afternoon.

Elsewhere in the country – avalanche warnings are in full effect in many ski resorts. The Snow and Avalanche Research Institute say there’s a risk of large spontaneous avalanches.


Related articles