Weather alert issued until weekend as temperatures rise

Weather alert issued until weekend as temperatures rise

July 30, 2020, 9:11 a.m.
Several cantons have banned all fires as the risk of forest fires is too high – and there are warnings to stay ...
Further warning of forest fires and water shortages

Further warning of forest fires and water shortages

July 25, 2018, 9:32 a.m.
As the heatwave continues, St. Gallen has become the latest canton to ban making fires in or near forests.
Major fire alerts across Switzerland

Major fire alerts across Switzerland

Sept. 14, 2016, 7:03 a.m.
The whole of western Switzerland is under red alert for fire hazards, except for Geneva, which is an oasis of green! ...
Fire risk rises in Vaud and Valais despite rain

Fire risk rises in Vaud and Valais despite rain

Sept. 5, 2016, 7 a.m.
Vaud has joined Valais in banning fires or barbecues in forests, including designated picnic spaces. The forest fire...
Forest fires could be to blame for 6 barns burning down in Valais

Forest fires could be to blame for 6 barns burning down in Valais

Aug. 11, 2016, 8:59 a.m.
It's thought forest fires are to blame for several barns and stables in Valais burning to the ground on Tuesday night...
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