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.
Dry weather causes fall in lake levels

Dry weather causes fall in lake levels

Oct. 18, 2018, 9:14 a.m.
The warm dry weather is seeing lake levels across the country fall.
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.
Another man dies while hiking - adding to the record body count

Another man dies while hiking - adding to the record body count

Sept. 17, 2018, 6:47 a.m.
A man has died while hiking in canton Fribourg. The 28-year-old was walking with a friend when he fell 200m.
Lakeside town needs to save water

Lakeside town needs to save water

Sept. 11, 2018, 6:25 a.m.
The commune of Sursee in canton Lucerne is pleading with the people to save water.
This summer driest on record - and more to come

This summer driest on record - and more to come

Aug. 23, 2018, 9:05 a.m.
Although colder weather is expected tomorrow with rain, this summer is the driest and one of the hottest since record...
Heat wave coming to an end this weekend

Heat wave coming to an end this weekend

Aug. 21, 2018, 6:24 a.m.
The heatwave will be coming to an end towards the end of the week. Forecasters say by Thursday, temperatures will sta...
Run of hot weekends could be coming to an end

Run of hot weekends could be coming to an end

Aug. 20, 2018, 6:28 a.m.
This weekend was the eighth in a row the country sweltered under temperatures of 30 degrees.
Temperatures climb to record levels

Temperatures climb to record levels

Aug. 7, 2018, 9:33 a.m.
Weather forecasters say that there’s soon to be light relief from the current heatwave, which has seen temperat...
Calls to cut power from nuclear plant to bring down river temperature

Calls to cut power from nuclear plant to bring down river temperature

Aug. 6, 2018, 6:47 a.m.
Members of a fishing organization in canton Aargau are demanding the power from the Benznau nuclear plant is cut back...
Farmers call for government heatwave help

Farmers call for government heatwave help

Aug. 6, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
Farmers are calling on the government to help as the ongoing heatwave is causing crops to fail and livestock lack water.
Rescue workers busy over National day holiday

Rescue workers busy over National day holiday

Aug. 3, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
Rescue workers didn’t much of a holiday on Wednesday. A combination of severe storms and the hot weather meant ...
Storms triggered flash flooding and downed trees

Storms triggered flash flooding and downed trees

Aug. 2, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
Violent storms yesterday evening triggered flash flooding and downed trees.
Thousands watch fireworks in Basel

Thousands watch fireworks in Basel

Aug. 1, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
Today is Swiss National Day – marking the day in 1291 when the first cantons signed a common defence pact.
Train lines buckling in heat

Train lines buckling in heat

Aug. 1, 2018, 8:36 a.m.
Swiss Federal Railways says the heatwave is causing some lines to buckle as the rails expand. Speed limits have been ...
Zurich police dogs issued with hot weather boots

Zurich police dogs issued with hot weather boots

Aug. 1, 2018, 7:41 a.m.
The Zurich cantonal vet office is warning dog owners to be careful of very hot pavements. They advise the owners to p...
Heat wave to continue - firework shows cancelled

Heat wave to continue - firework shows cancelled

July 30, 2018, 6:49 a.m.
The heat wave will continue for the rest of this week at least and will impact National Day celebrations on Wednesday.
High temperatures return after brief weekend respite

High temperatures return after brief weekend respite

July 23, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
From today, high temperatures will return throughout the country after the brief respite in some places over the week...
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.
Water restrictions being triggered

Water restrictions being triggered

July 13, 2018, 7:48 a.m.
The dry weather is beginning to trigger water conservation plans. From today, canton Thurgau is limiting the amount o...
Forest fire alerts this weekend

Forest fire alerts this weekend

July 6, 2018, 6:50 a.m.
The recent heatwave and low rain means there’s a high risk of forest fires. Authorities in 12 cantons, includin...
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