Warm, wacky and wild weather predicted for Switzerland this weekend

Warm, wacky and wild weather predicted for Switzerland this weekend

From Spring-like temperatures in parts of the country to avalanche warnings in other areas, wild, weird and inconsistent weather has been predicted for Switzerland this weekend.

Violent thunderstorms predicted for Zurich and Aargau

Violent thunderstorms predicted for Zurich and Aargau

Handy hotline: Switzerland sets up ‘heat telephone’ to help residents as temperatures skyrocket

Handy hotline: Switzerland sets up ‘heat telephone’ to help residents as temperatures skyrocket

Weather: ‘All of Switzerland’ at risk of ‘violent’ thunderstorms from Tuesday evening

Weather: ‘All of Switzerland’ at risk of ‘violent’ thunderstorms from Tuesday evening

New storm to hit Switzerland on Thursday

New storm to hit Switzerland on Thursday

Why do storms in Switzerland have two names?

Why do storms in Switzerland have two names?

Roads closed and planes grounded as ‘record-breaking’ storms sweep Switzerland

Roads closed and planes grounded as ‘record-breaking’ storms sweep Switzerland

‘Highest winds in history’: Hurricane sweeps across Switzerland

‘Highest winds in history’: Hurricane sweeps across Switzerland

Lake Geneva storm victim was friend of Swedish royals

Lake Geneva storm victim was friend of Swedish royals

WATCH: Video shows wild storm on Lake Geneva

WATCH: Video shows wild storm on Lake Geneva

Woman dies after storm sinks Lake Geneva tourist boat

Woman dies after storm sinks Lake Geneva tourist boat

Storms leave trail of destruction across Switzerland

Storms leave trail of destruction across Switzerland

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

Insurers count the cost as clear-up begins after storm

Insurers count the cost as clear-up begins after storm

Hurricane strength winds strike Switzerland

Hurricane strength winds strike Switzerland

One dead as storm sweeps Switzerland

One dead as storm sweeps Switzerland

Strong winds cause chaos for Swiss roads and airports

Strong winds cause chaos for Swiss roads and airports

Two homes hit by lightning during Fribourg storm

Two homes hit by lightning during Fribourg storm

Flooding leads to chaos in central Switzerland

Flooding leads to chaos in central Switzerland

Finally! Switzerland set for hot summer weather

Finally! Switzerland set for hot summer weather

Man killed by falling tree amid Swiss storm havoc

Man killed by falling tree amid Swiss storm havoc

July was ‘too hot and too dry’ despite storms

July was ‘too hot and too dry’ despite storms

Near-record level temperatures recorded

Near-record level temperatures recorded

Storms loom as heatwave continues into weekend

Storms loom as heatwave continues into weekend

Swiss gym festival tent collapse injures 39

Swiss gym festival tent collapse injures 39

High winds scrub gym festival opening

High winds scrub gym festival opening

Storms cause mudslides in eastern Switzerland

Storms cause mudslides in eastern Switzerland

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Frauenfeld festival worker killed in storm

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Violent thunderstorm claims two lives in Zug

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Raging storms hit Switzerland

Switzerland on alert as storms draw in

Switzerland on alert as storms draw in

Violent thunderstorm pummels Switzerland

Violent thunderstorm pummels Switzerland

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First storm of the year keeps skiers away

Storm Gisela sweeps over Switzerland

Storm Gisela sweeps over Switzerland