Switzerland set for cold snap this week

Switzerland set for cold snap this week

After several days of relatively mild temperatures, snow in the plains and a cold snap are expected in Switzerland in the next few days.

The three important rules for driving on Switzerland’s snowy roads

The three important rules for driving on Switzerland’s snowy roads

Weather alert: Heavy snow forecast to hit in Switzerland

Weather alert: Heavy snow forecast to hit in Switzerland

IN PICTURES: 15 photos to make you fall in love with the Swiss winter

IN PICTURES: 15 photos to make you fall in love with the Swiss winter

Weather warning: Swathe of Switzerland faces heavy snow and gales

Weather warning: Swathe of Switzerland faces heavy snow and gales

Snow forecast for the Swiss mountains as early winter chill hit Switzerland this weekend

Snow forecast for the Swiss mountains as early winter chill hit Switzerland this weekend

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Switzerland seeing driest year in decades

‘No white Christmas’ for Switzerland as country bathes in warmest December on record

‘No white Christmas’ for Switzerland as country bathes in warmest December on record

Swiss ‘glacier initiative’ collects 120,000 signatures

Swiss ‘glacier initiative’ collects 120,000 signatures

Winter makes dramatic May return in Switzerland

Winter makes dramatic May return in Switzerland

Swedish skier killed in avalanche in Swiss canton of Valais

Swedish skier killed in avalanche in Swiss canton of Valais

Swiss winter kicks off with heavy snowfall in many areas

Swiss winter kicks off with heavy snowfall in many areas

‘Year of extremes’ for shrinking Swiss glaciers in 2018: study

‘Year of extremes’ for shrinking Swiss glaciers in 2018: study

Switzerland is rapidly losing its snow (and climate change is probably to blame)

Switzerland is rapidly losing its snow (and climate change is probably to blame)

Experts confirm Swiss winter broke records for snowfall

Experts confirm Swiss winter broke records for snowfall

Updated: Geneva airport reopens after snow forced Friday morning closure

Updated: Geneva airport reopens after snow forced Friday morning closure

IN PICS: From ice to snow on first day of Swiss spring

IN PICS: From ice to snow on first day of Swiss spring

Flood danger high after record winter snow in Switzerland

Flood danger high after record winter snow in Switzerland

Swiss police halt snow-laden bus over safety concerns

Swiss police halt snow-laden bus over safety concerns

Parts of Switzerland experience warmest January on record

Parts of Switzerland experience warmest January on record

‘We’ve got the slopes to ourselves’: locals are happy to be stuck in Zermatt

‘We’ve got the slopes to ourselves’: locals are happy to be stuck in Zermatt

Swiss roads and rails blocked by avalanches and landslides

Swiss roads and rails blocked by avalanches and landslides

Heavy snow cuts off Zermatt once again, other villages evacuated

Heavy snow cuts off Zermatt once again, other villages evacuated

Winter storm Eleanor felled 1.3 million cubic metres of trees in Switzerland

Winter storm Eleanor felled 1.3 million cubic metres of trees in Switzerland

Trains resume service in snowbound Swiss ski resort

Trains resume service in snowbound Swiss ski resort

IN PICS: Swiss ski resorts deal with aftermath of heavy snow

IN PICS: Swiss ski resorts deal with aftermath of heavy snow

13,000 tourists stranded in Zermatt, village cut off as avalanche risk raised to max

13,000 tourists stranded in Zermatt, village cut off as avalanche risk raised to max

Switzerland at high risk of avalanches after storm Burglind

Switzerland at high risk of avalanches after storm Burglind

It WON’T be a white Christmas in Swiss cities this year

It WON’T be a white Christmas in Swiss cities this year

One dead as storm sweeps Switzerland

One dead as storm sweeps Switzerland

Avalanche warnings as Valais recovers from record snowfall

Avalanche warnings as Valais recovers from record snowfall

Heavy snow disrupts Swiss roads, rails and airports

Heavy snow disrupts Swiss roads, rails and airports

‘Losing all the glaciers in Switzerland is not that far away’

‘Losing all the glaciers in Switzerland is not that far away’

Snow causes chaos on the roads in Switzerland

Snow causes chaos on the roads in Switzerland

Ski resorts rejoice as Switzerland set for glacial weekend

Ski resorts rejoice as Switzerland set for glacial weekend

Switzerland battered by strong winds, rain and snow

Switzerland battered by strong winds, rain and snow

Snowfall ends Switzerland’s Indian summer

Snowfall ends Switzerland’s Indian summer

Alpine passes close as snow hits Switzerland

Alpine passes close as snow hits Switzerland

Swiss ski resorts wake up to September snow

Swiss ski resorts wake up to September snow

Brr! Snow interrupts Swiss summer

Brr! Snow interrupts Swiss summer

Last Swiss winter was one of least snowy on record

Last Swiss winter was one of least snowy on record

Swiss study: snow to largely disappear from Alps by 2100

Swiss study: snow to largely disappear from Alps by 2100

Five quirky Swiss winter getaways

Five quirky Swiss winter getaways

Velogemel: the strange Swiss tradition you just HAVE to try

Velogemel: the strange Swiss tradition you just HAVE to try

Train smashes into car in snow on Swiss railway line

Train smashes into car in snow on Swiss railway line

In pictures: heavy snow (finally!) comes to Switzerland

In pictures: heavy snow (finally!) comes to Switzerland

Swiss resorts offer discount ski passes in bad weather

Swiss resorts offer discount ski passes in bad weather

Lack of snow puts visitors off Swiss ski resorts

Lack of snow puts visitors off Swiss ski resorts

Switzerland marks driest December in 150 years

Switzerland marks driest December in 150 years

Skiers left disappointed as snow steers clear of Swiss slopes

Skiers left disappointed as snow steers clear of Swiss slopes

‘Industrial snow’ gives  Swiss village very own white Christmas

‘Industrial snow’ gives Swiss village very own white Christmas

White Christmas to remain a dream in Switzerland

White Christmas to remain a dream in Switzerland

In pictures: 1,200 Santa Claus ski in Verbier

In pictures: 1,200 Santa Claus ski in Verbier

Saas-Fee green-lights bargain season ski pass

Saas-Fee green-lights bargain season ski pass

Get your skis on! Swiss resorts open after early snow

Get your skis on! Swiss resorts open after early snow

Zermatt named ‘Best Ski Resort’ in Alps – again

Zermatt named ‘Best Ski Resort’ in Alps – again

Seven things to get you excited for the Swiss winter

Seven things to get you excited for the Swiss winter

From snow to 20 degrees in erratic weather weekend

From snow to 20 degrees in erratic weather weekend

Saas-Fee crowdfunds low-cost season ski pass

Saas-Fee crowdfunds low-cost season ski pass

Ten Swiss ski resorts named most expensive in Europe

Ten Swiss ski resorts named most expensive in Europe

Study: Swiss ski resorts are losing their snow

Study: Swiss ski resorts are losing their snow

Snow! Switzerland sees brief winter in July

Snow! Switzerland sees brief winter in July

Snow puts end to hottest weekend of year so far

Snow puts end to hottest weekend of year so far

Romandie cyclists face cold and snow

Romandie cyclists face cold and snow

Injury forces skiers to build igloo to survive

Injury forces skiers to build igloo to survive

Storm expected to bring snow to Swiss plateau

Storm expected to bring snow to Swiss plateau

December enters record books as warmest ever

December enters record books as warmest ever

Tram derails on ice in wintry Zurich Oerlikon

Tram derails on ice in wintry Zurich Oerlikon

Winter’s arrival brings Swiss travel chaos

Winter’s arrival brings Swiss travel chaos

Swiss head to shops rather than slopes

Swiss head to shops rather than slopes

Snow shortage worries Alpine ski resorts

Snow shortage worries Alpine ski resorts

Ticino cities brace for more rain — and flooding

Ticino cities brace for more rain — and flooding

Skiers face more price rises in new season

Skiers face more price rises in new season

Air force aids snow-stricken Ticino villages

Air force aids snow-stricken Ticino villages

White Christmas arrives late for northern Alps

White Christmas arrives late for northern Alps

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

Last Swiss mountain pass road reopens

Last Swiss mountain pass road reopens

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

Snow and icy winds cut short Swiss spring

Snow and icy winds cut short Swiss spring

Snow plough operator nabbed for drunk driving

Snow plough operator nabbed for drunk driving

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Basel airport resumes flights after heavy snow

Geneva grapples with slippery snow conditions

Geneva grapples with slippery snow conditions

Wintry weather wreaks transport chaos

Wintry weather wreaks transport chaos

Wintry weekend warning for Swiss Alps

Wintry weekend warning for Swiss Alps

Mountain snowfalls quell Swiss summer

Mountain snowfalls quell Swiss summer

Switzerland sees record September snowfall

Switzerland sees record September snowfall

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Switzerland hit by major flooding

Swiss ski resorts still waiting for snow

Swiss ski resorts still waiting for snow

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First storm of the year keeps skiers away

Storm Gisela sweeps over Switzerland

Storm Gisela sweeps over Switzerland