Winter weather to arrive this weekend

Winter weather to arrive this weekend

Dec. 5, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
Despite the warm – although wet – weather, forecasters say the winter will start to arrive at the weekend.
Accidents increase as winter tyres foregone

Accidents increase as winter tyres foregone

Nov. 27, 2018, 9:27 a.m.
More and more drivers are not bothering to put winter tyres on and accidents are increasing – and becoming more...
Switzerland to become less snowy by 2050

Switzerland to become less snowy by 2050

Nov. 14, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
A new report says by the middle of the century, Switzerland will be drier, hotter and less snowy.
Mountain passes close due to snowfall

Mountain passes close due to snowfall

Oct. 30, 2018, 9:05 a.m.
Despite basking in temperatures in the twenties only a week ago – the sudden onset of winter has closed many pa...
Weekend snow closes roads and train lines

Weekend snow closes roads and train lines

Oct. 29, 2018, 9:11 a.m.
With the change of the clocks to winter time, the snow came to Switzerland over the weekend, especially in the easter...
Rain and snow to end drought this weekend

Rain and snow to end drought this weekend

Oct. 26, 2018, 8:55 a.m.
Winter will arrive sharply this weekend.
Glaciers shrinking after warmest summer season ever

Glaciers shrinking after warmest summer season ever

Oct. 17, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
The long hot summer may have been good news for sun worshippers – but it’s been bad news for the country&...
There is less snow in Switzerland

There is less snow in Switzerland

Sept. 13, 2018, 6:53 a.m.
What many winter sports fans will suspect has been confirmed by research – there is less snow now than there wa...
End of heatwave marked by snow

End of heatwave marked by snow

Aug. 27, 2018, 8:26 a.m.
Temperatures across the country were down over the weekend as the heatwave relented.
Major passes open later today

Major passes open later today

May 25, 2018, 6:15 a.m.
Travelling across the Alps will get easier today as the Gotthard Pass will be opened to traffic after the winter clos...
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 GraĆ¼bunden

Two swept away by avalanche in GraĆ¼bunden

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.
Heavy snow helps ski resorts

Heavy snow helps ski resorts

April 11, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
The heavy snow this year has brought some cheer to ski resorts. The beginning of the season kicked off well, accordin...
Crans-Montana lifts open today

Crans-Montana lifts open today

April 6, 2018, 7:55 a.m.
The ski lifts in Crans-Montana will be open again today – and will stay open until the 15th April.
Federal Transport Office weighs in on lift dispute

Federal Transport Office weighs in on lift dispute

April 5, 2018, 6:54 a.m.
Federal authorities are stepping in over the ski lift dispute in Crans-Montana.
Financial argument closes Crans-Montana ski lift

Financial argument closes Crans-Montana ski lift

April 4, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
A financial dispute has closed a major ski lift in Crans-Montana. The ski lift company says it needs money from the l...
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...
Easter traffic lighter than expected - but unprepared drivers cause problems

Easter traffic lighter than expected - but unprepared drivers cause problems

April 3, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
Traffic heading through the Gotthard tunnel this Easter holiday was lighter than expected. It’s thought the col...
Get ready for the Big Melt

Get ready for the Big Melt

March 27, 2018, 5:59 a.m.
An insurance chief is calling for everyone to be ready for the big melt. The head of Bern based insurance company GVB...
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...
Car crashes onto train lines after high speed chase in snow

Car crashes onto train lines after high speed chase in snow

March 22, 2018, 6:53 a.m.
A 20 year old driver fleeing from the police came off a bridge and crashed onto a set of train lines.
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.
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...
Search