Car swept away by Valais storms found

Car swept away by Valais storms found

Aug. 22, 2019, 10:24 a.m.
The wreckage of a car swept away in storms in Valais has been found, raising hopes a missing father and young girl co...
2019 expected to break lightning strike record

2019 expected to break lightning strike record

Aug. 19, 2019, 9:37 a.m.
A major storm swept across the country overnight bringing heavy rain, high winds and hail. 
Mudslide in Valais swept away father and daughter

Mudslide in Valais swept away father and daughter

Aug. 13, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
Rescuers in canton Valais say there is no chance a missing 6-year-old girl and her 37-year-old father will be found a...
Lightning strikes golfer during violent storm

Lightning strikes golfer during violent storm

Aug. 8, 2019, 9:49 a.m.
Many parts of the country are recovering from the storms yesterday.
Overnight storm hits northern Switzerland

Overnight storm hits northern Switzerland

July 2, 2019, 10:21 a.m.
Heavy storms battered northern parts of the country overnight. 
Lake Geneva storm death friend of Swedish Queen

Lake Geneva storm death friend of Swedish Queen

June 18, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
It’s been revealed the woman who drowned in Lake Geneva during Saturday’s intense storm was a friend of t...
Major storm kills 2 and floods Geneva

Major storm kills 2 and floods Geneva

June 17, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Large parts of cantons Geneva and Vaud and neighbouring France were battered by a major storm on Saturday afternoon.
Man rescued from Rhone river in stormy waters

Man rescued from Rhone river in stormy waters

June 17, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
A man had to be rescued from the Rhone river near the Pont Butin in Geneva yesterday afternoon.
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.
Mystery police operation intrigues public

Mystery police operation intrigues public

March 4, 2019, 10:01 a.m.
Zurich police are staying tightlipped after an operation in Oerlikon yesterday afternoon.
Stormy weather cancels weekend Christmas markets

Stormy weather cancels weekend Christmas markets

Dec. 10, 2018, 8:40 a.m.
High winds and heavy rain ruined the weekend for many and led to cancelled Christmas markets.
Strong winds cancelled flights and closed roads

Strong winds cancelled flights and closed roads

Sept. 24, 2018, 7:16 a.m.
High winds and heavy rains tore through the country last night – especially in the more northerly parts.
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...
Hail damage to vineyards expected to reach CHF 4 million

Hail damage to vineyards expected to reach CHF 4 million

July 27, 2018, 9 a.m.
Damage to vineyards during violent hailstorms in the cantons of Geneva and Vaud a week ago is expected to lead to ins...
Violent thunderstorms batter many parts of Switzerland

Violent thunderstorms batter many parts of Switzerland

July 16, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
The stormy front struck the Jura with full force, leading to heavy rainfall and hailstorms.
Several dead after sudden mountain storms

Several dead after sudden mountain storms

May 1, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Sudden mountain storms has led to the deaths of several hikers and skiers in two separate incidents.
Storm unearths ancient finds

Storm unearths ancient finds

Feb. 7, 2018, 5:46 a.m.
The recent storm has unearthed some exciting archeological finds.
Switzerland sends aid to hurricane hit Haiti

Switzerland sends aid to hurricane hit Haiti

Sept. 11, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
Switzerland is sending aid to hurricane hit Haiti. The foreign ministry says the efforts are being focused on Haiti a...
SWISS move to fly tourists from hurricane path

SWISS move to fly tourists from hurricane path

Sept. 8, 2017, 6:18 a.m.
Swiss International Airlines – and its partners in the Lufthansa group – is waiving re-booking fees for t...
Recent storm damage costs could reach CHF 85 million

Recent storm damage costs could reach CHF 85 million

July 14, 2017, 6:56 a.m.
Property insurance companies have so far received 4,000 claims following last weekend’s storms, which badly hit...
15 cows killed by lightning

15 cows killed by lightning

June 30, 2017, 6:57 a.m.
Following yesterday’s news a man had been struck by lightning in Geneva – farmers in canton Sankt Gallen ...
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