Warm weather increasing risk of forest fires

Warm weather increasing risk of forest fires

April 16, 2020, 10:01 a.m.
The dry warm weather is leading to increased risk of forest fires and many cantons are bringing in strict rules. 
Defence minster calls for cooperation on disaster equipment

Defence minster calls for cooperation on disaster equipment

Aug. 21, 2018, 6:30 a.m.
The Swiss defence minister Guy Parmelin is suggesting teaming up with other European countries to create a pool of sh...
Calls to cut power from nuclear plant to bring down river temperature

Calls to cut power from nuclear plant to bring down river temperature

Aug. 6, 2018, 6:47 a.m.
Members of a fishing organization in canton Aargau are demanding the power from the Benznau nuclear plant is cut back...
Farmers call for government heatwave help

Farmers call for government heatwave help

Aug. 6, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
Farmers are calling on the government to help as the ongoing heatwave is causing crops to fail and livestock lack water.
Heat wave to continue - firework shows cancelled

Heat wave to continue - firework shows cancelled

July 30, 2018, 6:49 a.m.
The heat wave will continue for the rest of this week at least and will impact National Day celebrations on Wednesday.
Fires continue in Ticino forests

Fires continue in Ticino forests

April 18, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Fire fighters are still battling major forest fires in canton Ticino and neighboring Italy.
Army called in to help with Ticino fires

Army called in to help with Ticino fires

April 12, 2017, 7:05 a.m.
Army helicopters have been called in to tackle a break out of forest fires in canton Ticino. A lack of any significan...
Buses taken off road in Lausanne after fires

Buses taken off road in Lausanne after fires

March 6, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
Commuters in Lausanne will have a lighter bus service today as public transport bosses have decided to take 17 vehicl...
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