Arctic blast breaks records and causes accidents

Arctic blast breaks records and causes accidents

May 6, 2019, 6:47 a.m.
The weekend’s arctic blast brought snow and ice across the country and caused several accidents. Snow was down ...
Tyre change season begins

Tyre change season begins

March 26, 2019, 10:02 a.m.
With the weather warming up – the tyre change season is now underway.
Avalanche kills one, injuries another

Avalanche kills one, injuries another

March 25, 2019, 9:54 a.m.
One has died and another injured after being caught up in an avalanche yesterday morning.
Snow set to return over weekend

Snow set to return over weekend

Feb. 28, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
If you were thinking the warm weather could mean putting back on the summer tyres - then wait.
Two killed in weekend avalanches

Two killed in weekend avalanches

Jan. 21, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Two people have been killed in separate avalanches over the weekend.
Avalanche buries three cars in canton Uri

Avalanche buries three cars in canton Uri

Jan. 14, 2019, 8:38 a.m.
An avalanche in canton Uri buried three cars yesterday afternoon. 
Avalanche bursts through hotel

Avalanche bursts through hotel

Jan. 11, 2019, 10:05 a.m.
Rescuers are still checking for any missing people after an avalanche in canton Appenzell-Ausserrhoden crashed throug...
Politician criticizes snow clearers in Zurich

Politician criticizes snow clearers in Zurich

Jan. 11, 2019, 9:49 a.m.
Snow clearing services in Zurich are defending themselves against critics who say they’re not clearing sidewalk...
Avalanche warnings very high in many areas

Avalanche warnings very high in many areas

Jan. 10, 2019, 11:03 a.m.
The heavy snow has pushed up avalanche warnings right across the Alps – especially in canton Graubünden.
Driver fined for uncleared windscreen

Driver fined for uncleared windscreen

Jan. 9, 2019, 6:07 a.m.
If you’ve been scraping ice and snow off your windscreen this morning, make sure you do a good job otherwise yo...
Snow arrives for some resorts - but not all

Snow arrives for some resorts - but not all

Jan. 7, 2019, 9:50 a.m.
Plenty of snow arrived in the central and eastern parts of he country over the weekend. The fresh dump raised avalanc...
Man rescued after avalanche

Man rescued after avalanche

Jan. 4, 2019, 8:17 a.m.
A man is recovering in hospital after being rescued following an avalanche in Flumserberg in canton Sankt Gallen.
Good start to season for ski resorts

Good start to season for ski resorts

Jan. 3, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
Swiss ski resorts are reporting a positive start to the season as thousands headed to slopes over the holiday period.
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...
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