Parts of Switzerland experience warmest January on record

Parts of Switzerland experience warmest January on record

Despite the huge amounts of snow that fell in some areas of the country in the last few weeks, this January was in fact the warmest on record in some low-lying places, according to meteorologists.

‘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

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

Residents at war with marmots in Zermatt

Residents at war with marmots in Zermatt

IN PICS: World’s longest suspension bridge opens in Switzerland

IN PICS: World’s longest suspension bridge opens in Switzerland

Horse put down after drone causes accident in Zermatt

Horse put down after drone causes accident in Zermatt

Zermatt named ‘Best Ski Resort’ in Alps – again

Zermatt named ‘Best Ski Resort’ in Alps – again

Ten Swiss ski resorts named most expensive in Europe

Ten Swiss ski resorts named most expensive in Europe

Switzerland celebrates first ascent of Matterhorn

Switzerland celebrates first ascent of Matterhorn

Severed rope recalls Matterhorn’s first ascent

Severed rope recalls Matterhorn’s first ascent

Zermatt bans Saint Bernard dog photos

Zermatt bans Saint Bernard dog photos

Austrian climber dies in fall from Matterhorn

Austrian climber dies in fall from Matterhorn

Abba star sings about first Matterhorn ascent

Abba star sings about first Matterhorn ascent

Snow shortage worries Alpine ski resorts

Snow shortage worries Alpine ski resorts

Zermatt voted best ski resort in the Alps

Zermatt voted best ski resort in the Alps

Zermatt ranks among top places to visit in 2015

Zermatt ranks among top places to visit in 2015

Son of Virgin boss rescued from Matterhorn

Son of Virgin boss rescued from Matterhorn

Cable car worker plunges to death in safety check

Cable car worker plunges to death in safety check

German climber dies in Valais mountain accident

German climber dies in Valais mountain accident

Avalanches claim four victims in Valais Alps

Avalanches claim four victims in Valais Alps

Plan to hire Sherpas for Matterhorn trail thwarted

Plan to hire Sherpas for Matterhorn trail thwarted

Heli-skiing guide and woman die in avalanche

Heli-skiing guide and woman die in avalanche

Avalanche severs road and rail links to Zermatt

Avalanche severs road and rail links to Zermatt

Bern boy dies after being hit by glacier rock

Bern boy dies after being hit by glacier rock

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Ski lift to link Zermatt with Italian resort

Austrian ski resorts trump Swiss in new rankings

Austrian ski resorts trump Swiss in new rankings

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Spring thaw triggers avalanche mayhem

Missing Costa Rican snowboarder found dead

Missing Costa Rican snowboarder found dead