Avalanche experts stress importance of staying on pistes

Avalanche experts stress importance of staying on pistes

Jan. 17, 2019, 9:14 a.m.
Experts at the Snow and Avalanche Research Centre in Davos say they can’t stress enough how important it is to ...
Avalanche alerts lowered as snowfall lessens

Avalanche alerts lowered as snowfall lessens

Jan. 16, 2019, 9:35 a.m.
Avalanche alerts have been lowered in several areas in the central and eastern parts of the country as heavy snowfall...
Level 5 avalanche warnings in place after heavy snowfall

Level 5 avalanche warnings in place after heavy snowfall

Jan. 15, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Heavy snow in Eastern Switzerland means avalanche warnings are set at extreme. 
Avalanche buries three cars in canton Uri

Avalanche buries three cars in canton Uri

Jan. 14, 2019, 8:38 a.m.
An avalanche in canton Uri buried three cars yesterday afternoon. 
Avalanche bursts through hotel

Avalanche bursts through hotel

Jan. 11, 2019, 10:05 a.m.
Rescuers are still checking for any missing people after an avalanche in canton Appenzell-Ausserrhoden crashed throug...
Avalanche warnings very high in many areas

Avalanche warnings very high in many areas

Jan. 10, 2019, 11:03 a.m.
The heavy snow has pushed up avalanche warnings right across the Alps – especially in canton Graubünden.
Man rescued after avalanche

Man rescued after avalanche

Jan. 4, 2019, 8:17 a.m.
A man is recovering in hospital after being rescued following an avalanche in Flumserberg in canton Sankt Gallen.
Spanish hikers rescued from avalanche

Spanish hikers rescued from avalanche

Dec. 11, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
Two Spanish hikers had to be rescued after sudden snow trapped them on the mountains near Sörenburg in canton Lu...
Avalanche warning for canton Graubünden

Avalanche warning for canton Graubünden

Dec. 11, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
Many areas of canton Graubünden are under an avalanche alert following heavy snow.
Two die in Valais mountains

Two die in Valais mountains

June 25, 2018, 6:20 a.m.
Two men have died while hiking in Saas Fee. Valais police say the 58 and 52 year olds were planning to climb the Nade...
Israeli tourist dies in Valais

Israeli tourist dies in Valais

June 19, 2018, 8:10 a.m.
A 69 year old man has died while hiking in Valais. He was a tourist visiting from Israel.
Two deaths in Valais over weekend

Two deaths in Valais over weekend

June 11, 2018, 6:48 a.m.
A 23 year old man has died in an avalanche in canton Valais.
Cars swept away by avalanche

Cars swept away by avalanche

May 22, 2018, 5:59 a.m.
Three people have been airlifted to hospital after their cars were swept away by an avalanche on top of the Klausen P...
Watch out for spring avalanches

Watch out for spring avalanches

April 24, 2018, 7:54 a.m.
Anyone thinking of heading up to the mountains over the next few days are being urged to take extra precautions as th...
Two swept away by avalanche in Graübunden

Two swept away by avalanche in Graübunden

April 23, 2018, 6:55 a.m.
Two Austrian women are in hospital after being swept away by an avalanche in canton Graubünden yesterday afternoon.
Easter avalanches claim more victims

Easter avalanches claim more victims

April 3, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
Further avalanches claimed more victims over the long weekend. Three Spanish skiers were killed and two others were i...
More weekend deaths in Valais

More weekend deaths in Valais

March 26, 2018, 6:55 a.m.
Another two people died in the mountains in canton Valais over the weekend – a TV cameraman had to be rescued a...
Body found by avalanche searchers in Valais

Body found by avalanche searchers in Valais

March 21, 2018, 7:56 a.m.
A body has been found in canton Valais by searchers looking for 2 missing skiers after an avalanche on Friday.
Valais rescuers admit they're searching for bodies

Valais rescuers admit they're searching for bodies

March 20, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
Rescuers in canton Valais are to restart a search for two missing skiers after an avalanche on Friday. A Valais polic...
Little hope for missing Valais skiiers after avalanche

Little hope for missing Valais skiiers after avalanche

March 19, 2018, 10:13 a.m.
Search and rescue efforts are being hampered in canton Valais due to the bad weather. On Saturday night two bodies we...
Spring has not sprung!

Spring has not sprung!

March 15, 2018, 6:36 a.m.
Weather forecasters are warning that we should not be lulled into thinking spring is on the way.
Two die in separate avalanches over weekend

Two die in separate avalanches over weekend

Feb. 26, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
Two are dead in separate avalanches on Saturday.
Father and daughter killed in avalanche

Father and daughter killed in avalanche

Feb. 19, 2018, 9:46 a.m.
A father and his 11 year old daughter have been killed in an avalanche in the French resort of Val d’Isere. ...
Zermatt - reconnected again

Zermatt - reconnected again

Feb. 16, 2018, 6:49 a.m.
The ski resort of Zermatt is once again connected to the world after an avalanche yesterday cut road and rail links.
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