Heavy rain triggers weather warnings

Heavy rain triggers weather warnings

June 11, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Heavy rain is triggering alerts throughout the country.
Zurich storm brings hail and flooding

Zurich storm brings hail and flooding

Aug. 24, 2018, 8:46 a.m.
The Zurich area was hit by major storms last night, bringing heavy rain and almost continuous lightning – resid...
Storms triggered flash flooding and downed trees

Storms triggered flash flooding and downed trees

Aug. 2, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
Violent storms yesterday evening triggered flash flooding and downed trees.
Insurance companies expecting large storm claims

Insurance companies expecting large storm claims

June 18, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
Insurance companies are bracing themselves for record breaking damage claims due to the recent storms.
Storms contaminate drinking water and cause millions in damage

Storms contaminate drinking water and cause millions in damage

June 1, 2018, 6:46 a.m.
The week’s storms have caused CHF 4m worth of damages and has led to sewage contaminating drinking water.
Storms cause floods in Bern and Uri

Storms cause floods in Bern and Uri

May 28, 2018, 6:16 a.m.
Weekend storms caused floods in several areas of cantons Bern and Uri. Bern cantonal police say they received over 16...
Central and eastern Switzerland hit by major storms

Central and eastern Switzerland hit by major storms

May 23, 2018, 5:52 a.m.
Many areas of eastern and central Switzerland were hit by major storms yesterday evening and into the night.
Heavy rain causes flooding in Fribourg

Heavy rain causes flooding in Fribourg

Dec. 12, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
Yesterday’s consistent rain has caused flooding in several villages in canton Fribourg. Police and fire fighter...
Firefighters rescue man from 10-metre water spout

Firefighters rescue man from 10-metre water spout

July 10, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
A driver whose car hit a fire hydrant has had a lucky escape after passing firefighters appeared on the scene within ...
Over one million people in Swizerland live in flood zone areas

Over one million people in Swizerland live in flood zone areas

Nov. 4, 2016, 2:28 p.m.
Over one million people and 270,000 buildings in Switzerland are in flood zone areas, according to the University of ...
Rain alert for western Switzerland

Rain alert for western Switzerland

Oct. 25, 2016, 8:15 a.m.
Meteo Suisse have issued a warning for heavy rain in western Switzerland – especially around Geneva. Forecaste...
Burst water pipe floods Lausanne city centre overnight

Burst water pipe floods Lausanne city centre overnight

Oct. 18, 2016, 12:32 p.m.
Thousands of cubic meters of water spilled into the centre of Lausanne early this morning, thanks to a burst water pi...
Heavy storms cause flooding in German-speaking Switzerland

Heavy storms cause flooding in German-speaking Switzerland

July 26, 2016, 10:20 a.m.
Heavy storms have caused flooding in many parts of German-speaking Switzerland. Firefighters from the canton of Schw...
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