Summer heatwave said to have killed 200

Summer heatwave said to have killed 200

Oct. 25, 2019, 8:58 a.m.
The summer heatwave killed 200 people.
Weather to cool after record summer heat

Weather to cool after record summer heat

Aug. 29, 2019, 9:43 a.m.
Enjoy the warm weather this weekend as its coming to an end. 
German summer holidays may cause Gotthard Tunnel tailbacks

German summer holidays may cause Gotthard Tunnel tailbacks

July 26, 2019, 10:31 a.m.
Traffic warnings are in place for the Gotthard Tunnel this weekend as two large German Länder start their summer...
Lost exam papers force Zurich students to retake over summer

Lost exam papers force Zurich students to retake over summer

July 4, 2019, 8:44 a.m.
Around 20 students in Zurich are going to have to retake a maths exam as the lecturer left the unmarked papers on a t...
No respite from heat on public transport

No respite from heat on public transport

June 26, 2019, 8:26 a.m.
If you’re hoping air-conditioned buses, trams and trains could give you a break from the heat, you may be disap...
Water to be cut in commune as temperatures soar

Water to be cut in commune as temperatures soar

June 26, 2019, 8:22 a.m.
A commune in canton Solothurn is up in arms as construction work means the water to their town will be cut for the da...
Hospitals prepare for heatwave

Hospitals prepare for heatwave

June 25, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
Hospitals are on alert as the expected week long heatwave gets underway. 
Press publishes hints and tips for upcoming heatwave

Press publishes hints and tips for upcoming heatwave

June 24, 2019, 10:09 a.m.
The country is gearing up for a heatwave with temperatures expected to hit 40 at times. 
Heatwave predicted for coming week

Heatwave predicted for coming week

June 19, 2019, 9:57 a.m.
Weather forecasters say we could be in for a major heatwave next week – despite temperatures falling over the n...
Wohlen pool closure angers residents

Wohlen pool closure angers residents

June 6, 2019, 9:49 a.m.
How to cool down in this heat?
Temperatures hit 30 degrees

Temperatures hit 30 degrees

June 3, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
For the first time this season, temperatures hit 30 degrees in Switzerland. 
Cuts continue for Fêtes de Genève

Cuts continue for Fêtes de Genève

April 25, 2019, 9:46 a.m.
This year’s Geneva summer firework display will go ahead on August 10th – but the Fêtes de Gen...
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&...
Have we had enough of the sun? Geneva pool managers think so

Have we had enough of the sun? Geneva pool managers think so

Sept. 18, 2018, 6:41 a.m.
Have you had enough of the sun? That seems to be the opinion of many managers of outdoor pools in Geneva.
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.
Driest summer in Switzerland since 1921

Driest summer in Switzerland since 1921

July 26, 2018, 9:25 a.m.
As high temperatures continue to bake the country, it’s been confirmed that this summer is the driest on record...
Plentiful harvest leads to waste

Plentiful harvest leads to waste

July 20, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Tonnes of vegetables thrown away due to over-productive harvests
New app to track pollen count in Switzerland

New app to track pollen count in Switzerland

April 25, 2018, 8:22 a.m.
The sudden onset of the warm weather has created what some have dubbed a ‘pollen bomb’. Many are being se...
Delayed exploding snowman predicts poor summer

Delayed exploding snowman predicts poor summer

April 17, 2018, 6:37 a.m.
It’s going to be a poor summer. That’s according to an exploding snowman.
Warm summer leads to insurance claim hike

Warm summer leads to insurance claim hike

Jan. 31, 2018, 6:07 a.m.
Switzerland’s largest health insurer SUVA says last summer’s warm weather led to a hike in accidents.
Storm winds delay flights, bring down trees and cut power

Storm winds delay flights, bring down trees and cut power

Sept. 15, 2017, 6:09 a.m.
Strong side winds caused problems throughout the region yesterday morning.
Traditional Zurich Limmat Swim cancelled

Traditional Zurich Limmat Swim cancelled

Aug. 15, 2017, 9:55 a.m.
Zurich’s traditional Limmat Swim has been canceled for this weekend.
Yesterday was the hottest day of the year

Yesterday was the hottest day of the year

Aug. 4, 2017, 6:31 a.m.
Temperatures in the country hit a new high yesterday with the day being declared the hottest day of the year so far.&...
Insurance claims after storms expected to be more than CHF 2m

Insurance claims after storms expected to be more than CHF 2m

July 25, 2017, 9:55 a.m.
Insurance companies are beginning to count the cost of the weekend storms. Damage is being estimated at more than CHF...
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