Severe drought not featured in news due to virusApril 23, 2020, 9:09 a.m.
If it wasn’t for the virus, the main news would be the severe drought hitting the country.
Car air-lifted out of fieldDec. 13, 2019, 6:42 a.m.
A car had to be lifted out of a field by helicopter after heavy rains made it impassable.
Ticino rivers and reservoirs on verge of overflowOct. 22, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
Locals in canton Ticino are being warned to stay away from rivers and reservoirs as several days of heavy rain has ca...
Figures show greater disparity in weather patternsOct. 2, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
There hasn’t been enough rain in the country over the past 12 months – although that maybe a surprise to ...
Heavy rain triggers weather warningsJune 11, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Heavy rain is triggering alerts throughout the country.
Stormy weather cancels weekend Christmas marketsDec. 10, 2018, 8:40 a.m.
High winds and heavy rain ruined the weekend for many and led to cancelled Christmas markets.
Successful weekend of Escalade festivities despite rainDec. 3, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
Constant drizzle and the cold didn’t put off 40,000 runners in Geneva for the Escalade races.
Rain and snow to end drought this weekendOct. 26, 2018, 8:55 a.m.
Winter will arrive sharply this weekend.
Drought causes farmers to slaughter cows earlyOct. 23, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Farmers are being forced to slaughter their cows early as the drought means there is not enough food for them.
Strong winds cancelled flights and closed roadsSept. 24, 2018, 7:16 a.m.
High winds and heavy rains tore through the country last night – especially in the more northerly parts.
Storms triggered flash flooding and downed treesAug. 2, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
Violent storms yesterday evening triggered flash flooding and downed trees.
Fire bans continue as fish populations moved from struggling riversJuly 19, 2018, 9:18 a.m.
As the dry spell continues, people are being reminded not to make fires near forests.
Insurance companies expecting large storm claimsJune 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 damageJune 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 UriMay 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 stormsMay 23, 2018, 5:52 a.m.
Many areas of eastern and central Switzerland were hit by major storms yesterday evening and into the night.
Ticino to get hit by very heavy rainApril 10, 2018, 7:09 a.m.
Forecasters are warning the Italian speaking canton of Ticino is set for days of very heavy rain – which could ...
Weekend storms wreak havoc in the canton of AargauJuly 10, 2017, 7:15 a.m.
Floods, landslides and power cuts have caused massive damage in parts of Switzerland over the weekend.
Act of kindness triggers police alertFeb. 9, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
A driver’s kind efforts to help out a child in the rain caused a police alert in Geneva on Tuesday.
Rain alert for western SwitzerlandOct. 25, 2016, 8:15 a.m.
Meteo Suisse have issued a warning for heavy rain in western Switzerland – especially around Geneva. Forecaste...