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. 
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.
Cantons restrict outdoor fires during heatwave

Cantons restrict outdoor fires during heatwave

July 25, 2019, 10:03 a.m.
Several cantons have brought in strict restrictions on outdoor fires as the country swelters.
Geneva to monitor elderly during heatwave

Geneva to monitor elderly during heatwave

July 25, 2019, 9:56 a.m.
As the heatwave continues, the City of Geneva is stepping up its monitoring of elderly residents.
Dogs cool off in DIY stores

Dogs cool off in DIY stores

July 18, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
The Do It Yourself chain, Jumbo, is allowing dogs inside its stores at the moment while the weather is hot.
Moon to turn red for tonight's lunar eclipse

Moon to turn red for tonight's lunar eclipse

July 16, 2019, 9:58 a.m.
Sky watchers will be treated to a full lunar eclipse tonight. 
Geneva-France buckled train lines repaired

Geneva-France buckled train lines repaired

July 8, 2019, 9:57 a.m.
High speed trains are now running again between Geneva and France after tracks were repaired.
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. 
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...
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...
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
Speeding bikers hit the sunny roads

Speeding bikers hit the sunny roads

Feb. 18, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
Motorcyclists are being warned of spring fever. 
Avalanche alerts lowered as snowfall lessens

Avalanche alerts lowered as snowfall lessens

Jan. 16, 2019, 9:35 a.m.
Avalanche alerts have been lowered in several areas in the central and eastern parts of the country as heavy snowfall...
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...
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.
Clean-up after storms starts

Clean-up after storms starts

Oct. 31, 2018, 6:26 a.m.
A clean up operation is under way after storms ripped through the central parts of the country. Canton Ticino was par...
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.
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