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Switzerland seeing driest year in decades

Summer rainstorms are already a forgotten memory in swathes of western Switzerland that are experiencing the driest weather conditions since 1921.

Storm winds expected again in parts of Switzerland

Storm winds expected again in parts of Switzerland

Storm expected to bring snow to Swiss plateau

Storm expected to bring snow to Swiss plateau

Snow to follow Swiss dive into deep freeze

Snow to follow Swiss dive into deep freeze

Subzero weather to end mild autumn conditions

Subzero weather to end mild autumn conditions

Indian summer settles over Swiss cantons

Indian summer settles over Swiss cantons

Geneva smashes records with temps nudging 40C

Geneva smashes records with temps nudging 40C

Heatwave forces Geneva to close public libraries

Heatwave forces Geneva to close public libraries

Danger alerts extended as heatwave takes hold

Danger alerts extended as heatwave takes hold

Worst Swiss heatwave since 2003 anticipated

Worst Swiss heatwave since 2003 anticipated

Two die as rain storms lash central Switzerland

Two die as rain storms lash central Switzerland

Heat wave expected to roll across Switzerland

Heat wave expected to roll across Switzerland

Temperatures set to drop after summery interval

Temperatures set to drop after summery interval

Blast of summer set to be short lived: forecast

Blast of summer set to be short lived: forecast

Niklas sweeps through northern Switzerland

Niklas sweeps through northern Switzerland

Ticino cities brace for more rain — and flooding

Ticino cities brace for more rain — and flooding

Flood alerts issued for Ticino’s Locarno region

Flood alerts issued for Ticino’s Locarno region

Mother and child killed in Ticino landslide

Mother and child killed in Ticino landslide

Snow closes motorway and mountain pass roads

Snow closes motorway and mountain pass roads

Cold and snow signal end to Indian summer

Cold and snow signal end to Indian summer

Swiss heatwave expected over holiday weekend

Swiss heatwave expected over holiday weekend

Spring breaks out in much of Switzerland

Spring breaks out in much of Switzerland

Switzerland soaks up spring-like temperatures

Switzerland soaks up spring-like temperatures

Heavy fog to continue cloaking Swiss plateau

Heavy fog to continue cloaking Swiss plateau

Snow marks winter’s return to Switzerland

Snow marks winter’s return to Switzerland

Winds bring tropical warmth to Swiss regions

Winds bring tropical warmth to Swiss regions

Swiss taste of Indian summer forecast

Swiss taste of Indian summer forecast

Passes close as snow strikes Swiss mountains

Passes close as snow strikes Swiss mountains

Flash flood soaks resort village in the Vaud Alps

Flash flood soaks resort village in the Vaud Alps

Rainstorm wreaks havoc in western Switzerland

Rainstorm wreaks havoc in western Switzerland

Last Swiss mountain pass road reopens

Last Swiss mountain pass road reopens

Swiss heatwave follows rain and wind storms

Swiss heatwave follows rain and wind storms

Swiss rain damage mounts in the millions

Swiss rain damage mounts in the millions

German-speaking Swiss mop up from heavy rain

German-speaking Swiss mop up from heavy rain

Switzerland braces for wet and wintry weather

Switzerland braces for wet and wintry weather

Switzerland to become more Italian — over time

Switzerland to become more Italian — over time

Insurers vet millions in Swiss hailstorm claims

Insurers vet millions in Swiss hailstorm claims

Ticino lakes threaten to burst banks after rain

Ticino lakes threaten to burst banks after rain

Jet stream brings warmer Swiss conditions

Jet stream brings warmer Swiss conditions

Spring? Swiss weather remains in winter mode

Spring? Swiss weather remains in winter mode

Renewed heavy snow strikes Lake Geneva area

Renewed heavy snow strikes Lake Geneva area

Ticino tortoises at risk from warm weather

Ticino tortoises at risk from warm weather

Skiers trigger avalanches at Titlis and Verbier

Skiers trigger avalanches at Titlis and Verbier

Avalanches expected as Swiss brace for snow

Avalanches expected as Swiss brace for snow

Heavy snow to hit Alps this weekend

Heavy snow to hit Alps this weekend

Heavy rain causes flooding mayhem

Heavy rain causes flooding mayhem

Wintry weekend warning for Swiss Alps

Wintry weekend warning for Swiss Alps

Switzerland braces for African heat

Switzerland braces for African heat

Heat wave scorches Switzerland

Heat wave scorches Switzerland

Lack of rain hurts cargo firms on Rhine

Lack of rain hurts cargo firms on Rhine

2011: Switzerland’s hottest year on record

2011: Switzerland’s hottest year on record