Weather warning: Part of Swiss Alps placed on high avalanche alert

Weather warning: Part of Swiss Alps placed on high avalanche alert

Due to the heavy snowfall in recent days and more expected until the weekend, an avalanche warning is issued for Switzerland’s southern canton of Valais.

Weather alert: Heavy snow forecast to hit in Switzerland

Weather alert: Heavy snow forecast to hit in Switzerland

Six rescued from Swiss Alps after Boxing Day avalanche

Six rescued from Swiss Alps after Boxing Day avalanche

Nearly 300 destructive avalanches during ‘dramatic’ Swiss winter

Nearly 300 destructive avalanches during ‘dramatic’ Swiss winter

Four Germans die in Swiss avalanche

Four Germans die in Swiss avalanche

American skier dies in accident in Swiss canton of Valais

American skier dies in accident in Swiss canton of Valais

Swiss climber killed by avalanche on Scotland’s Ben Nevis mountain

Swiss climber killed by avalanche on Scotland’s Ben Nevis mountain

Abnormally warm weather forces Swiss ski resorts to take early avalanche action

Abnormally warm weather forces Swiss ski resorts to take early avalanche action

French ski patroller dies after avalanche in Switzerland’s Valais

French ski patroller dies after avalanche in Switzerland’s Valais

One killed, two injured in Swiss avalanche

One killed, two injured in Swiss avalanche

Avalanche puts Swiss cable car out of action for months

Avalanche puts Swiss cable car out of action for months

Ski resort competition winner: ‘Being snowed in has its good sides’

Ski resort competition winner: ‘Being snowed in has its good sides’

Swedish skier killed in avalanche in Swiss canton of Valais

Swedish skier killed in avalanche in Swiss canton of Valais

Avalanche risk level at maximum in many parts of Swiss Alps

Avalanche risk level at maximum in many parts of Swiss Alps

Clean-up begins after avalanche crashes into hotel in eastern Switzerland

Clean-up begins after avalanche crashes into hotel in eastern Switzerland

Separate avalanches claim two lives in Switzerland

Separate avalanches claim two lives in Switzerland

Experts confirm Swiss winter broke records for snowfall

Experts confirm Swiss winter broke records for snowfall

Four skiers die after being caught in Swiss Alps storm

Four skiers die after being caught in Swiss Alps storm

WATCH: 700-metre wide avalanche swallows Swiss road

WATCH: 700-metre wide avalanche swallows Swiss road

Natural disasters in 2017 cost record $144 billion: Swiss Re

Natural disasters in 2017 cost record $144 billion: Swiss Re

Three Spaniards die in Swiss avalanche

Three Spaniards die in Swiss avalanche

UPDATED: Third body recovered after Valais avalanche

UPDATED: Third body recovered after Valais avalanche

New Zealander named as victim of February 24th avalanche in Valais

New Zealander named as victim of February 24th avalanche in Valais

UPDATED: Alpine avalanches kill three skiers in Switzerland

UPDATED: Alpine avalanches kill three skiers in Switzerland

Flood danger high after record winter snow in Switzerland

Flood danger high after record winter snow in Switzerland

Updated: One dead as avalanche sweeps away skiers in Valais

Updated: One dead as avalanche sweeps away skiers in Valais

Trains resume service in snowbound Swiss ski resort

Trains resume service in snowbound Swiss ski resort

Switzerland at high risk of avalanches after storm Burglind

Switzerland at high risk of avalanches after storm Burglind

One dead after avalanche hits Kandersteg snowshoe hikers

One dead after avalanche hits Kandersteg snowshoe hikers

Off-piste skier killed by avalanche in Valais

Off-piste skier killed by avalanche in Valais

Three skiers convicted after causing avalanche that injured two others

Three skiers convicted after causing avalanche that injured two others

Swiss-Austrian ‘avalanche danger management’ submitted to Unesco

Swiss-Austrian ‘avalanche danger management’ submitted to Unesco

Swiss mountain guide investigated over deadly Austrian avalanche

Swiss mountain guide investigated over deadly Austrian avalanche

Austrian avalanche victims were Swiss

Austrian avalanche victims were Swiss

VIDEO: Swiss scientists spark massive avalanche

VIDEO: Swiss scientists spark massive avalanche

Five injured in Swiss Alps avalanche

Five injured in Swiss Alps avalanche

Swiss champion snowboarder killed by avalanche

Swiss champion snowboarder killed by avalanche

Backcountry skiers die in weekend avalanches

Backcountry skiers die in weekend avalanches

French ski instructor and client die in Swiss fall

French ski instructor and client die in Swiss fall

Blue SOS sprayed in snow saves lost boarder

Blue SOS sprayed in snow saves lost boarder

Off-piste skiers hit by deadly avalanche

Off-piste skiers hit by deadly avalanche

Avalanche kills Austrian and German ‘freeriders’

Avalanche kills Austrian and German ‘freeriders’

Spectacular video shows Swiss avalanche danger

Spectacular video shows Swiss avalanche danger

Two Italians killed in Swiss avalanche: police

Two Italians killed in Swiss avalanche: police

CERN ski club members injured in avalanche

CERN ski club members injured in avalanche

Two skiers killed in Swiss avalanches

Two skiers killed in Swiss avalanches

Avalanche kills four skiers in Valais Alps

Avalanche kills four skiers in Valais Alps

Lost US skier recounts his two-day ordeal

Lost US skier recounts his two-day ordeal

German buried by St. Moritz avalanche dies

German buried by St. Moritz avalanche dies

Body of Czech climber found after 40 years

Body of Czech climber found after 40 years

Avalanches claim four victims in Valais Alps

Avalanches claim four victims in Valais Alps

Avalanche victim dies after night in Alpine igloo

Avalanche victim dies after night in Alpine igloo

Heli-skiing guide and woman die in avalanche

Heli-skiing guide and woman die in avalanche

American skier latest Valais avalanche victim

American skier latest Valais avalanche victim

Avalanche claims life of Swedish off-piste skier

Avalanche claims life of Swedish off-piste skier

Avalanches claim seven lives in one week

Avalanches claim seven lives in one week

Avalanches in Swiss Alps claim third life

Avalanches in Swiss Alps claim third life

Police seek clues to Alps ski death mystery

Police seek clues to Alps ski death mystery

Second avalanche victim dies from injuries

Second avalanche victim dies from injuries

Third avalanche victim raises ski safety issues

Third avalanche victim raises ski safety issues

Search resumes for skier lost in Valais avalanche

Search resumes for skier lost in Valais avalanche

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Swiss slow at mapping natural hazards

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Loved ones mourn at French avalanche site

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Three Germans killed in avalanche

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Search called off after deadly avalanche

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Young boy dies in Swiss avalanche

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Avalanche victim’s parents to sue ski resort

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Two Austrian hikers killed in Swiss avalanche

Storm Gisela sweeps over Switzerland

Storm Gisela sweeps over Switzerland

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Skier killed in Swiss avalanche

Avalanche sparks search at Swiss resort

Avalanche sparks search at Swiss resort

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Swiss hikers die in Norway avalanche

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Swiss aid survivors after Norway avalanche

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Bus and car buried in Swiss landslide