Siren test today

The warning sirens will be tested across the country later today.

The test will last for about a minute between 1.30 and 4.30 this afternoon. The mobile phone app – AlertSuisse – will also be tested. 

The app also handles more languages this year including Spanish, Turkish, Arabic and Ukrainian.

If the alarms sound for real at any other time – it’s advised to listen to the radio or television or refer to the app. 

But no action is required this afternoon. 

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