Heavy rains cause mud slides and snow storms over weekend

Heavy rains cause mud slides and snow storms over weekend

Aug. 31, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
Heavy rain hit cantons Graubünden and Ticino over the weekend – and the cold front brought snow which clos...
Geneva battered by short but violent storm

Geneva battered by short but violent storm

Aug. 14, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
A short violent storm brought chaos to Geneva’s streets yesterday evening. Pipelines exploded, hail battered Ba...
3 Spanish tourists dead and 1 missing after storm causes water surge in gorge

3 Spanish tourists dead and 1 missing after storm causes water surge in gorge

Aug. 14, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
Three men are dead and another is missing after a surprise storm sent thousands of tonnes of water down a gorge where...
Former Harbour Master hailed as hero after reacting to boat fire

Former Harbour Master hailed as hero after reacting to boat fire

Aug. 4, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
A former Harbour Master in Ascona is being hailed as a hero after he intervened when a motor boat caught fire yesterd...
House catches fire and woman hit by trampoline in major storms

House catches fire and woman hit by trampoline in major storms

July 29, 2020, 10:18 a.m.
Major storms swept across the country yesterday afternoon and into the evening. 
Body of washed away 6-year-old found in Lake Geneva

Body of washed away 6-year-old found in Lake Geneva

July 28, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
The body of a 6-year-old girl who was washed away in a storm last summer has been found in Lake Geneva. 
Major storms cause flooding and rockfalls in Valais

Major storms cause flooding and rockfalls in Valais

July 23, 2020, 8:51 a.m.
Canton Valais and parts of Fribourg were hit by major storms last night, triggering flash-flooding and rockfalls. 
British reality TV star on Geneva plane diverted due to high winds

British reality TV star on Geneva plane diverted due to high winds

Feb. 11, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
Passengers on a British Airways Flight from Geneva ended up in Lyon after declaring an emergency – only 150 km ...
Storm batters country but expected to weaken

Storm batters country but expected to weaken

Feb. 11, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
High winds are expected again this morning – but forecasters say the storm will start to weaken during the cour...
Storms and snowfall batter areas across Switzerland

Storms and snowfall batter areas across Switzerland

Nov. 25, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
Strong winds and heavy snow affected many areas of the country over the weekend. 
Car swept away by Valais storms found

Car swept away by Valais storms found

Aug. 22, 2019, 10:24 a.m.
The wreckage of a car swept away in storms in Valais has been found, raising hopes a missing father and young girl co...
2019 expected to break lightning strike record

2019 expected to break lightning strike record

Aug. 19, 2019, 9:37 a.m.
A major storm swept across the country overnight bringing heavy rain, high winds and hail. 
Mudslide in Valais swept away father and daughter

Mudslide in Valais swept away father and daughter

Aug. 13, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
Rescuers in canton Valais say there is no chance a missing 6-year-old girl and her 37-year-old father will be found a...
Lightning strikes golfer during violent storm

Lightning strikes golfer during violent storm

Aug. 8, 2019, 9:49 a.m.
Many parts of the country are recovering from the storms yesterday.
Overnight storm hits northern Switzerland

Overnight storm hits northern Switzerland

July 2, 2019, 10:21 a.m.
Heavy storms battered northern parts of the country overnight. 
Lake Geneva storm death friend of Swedish Queen

Lake Geneva storm death friend of Swedish Queen

June 18, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
It’s been revealed the woman who drowned in Lake Geneva during Saturday’s intense storm was a friend of t...
Major storm kills 2 and floods Geneva

Major storm kills 2 and floods Geneva

June 17, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Large parts of cantons Geneva and Vaud and neighbouring France were battered by a major storm on Saturday afternoon.
Man rescued from Rhone river in stormy waters

Man rescued from Rhone river in stormy waters

June 17, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
A man had to be rescued from the Rhone river near the Pont Butin in Geneva yesterday afternoon.
Heavy rain triggers weather warnings

Heavy rain triggers weather warnings

June 11, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Heavy rain is triggering alerts throughout the country.
Mystery police operation intrigues public

Mystery police operation intrigues public

March 4, 2019, 10:01 a.m.
Zurich police are staying tightlipped after an operation in Oerlikon yesterday afternoon.
Stormy weather cancels weekend Christmas markets

Stormy weather cancels weekend Christmas markets

Dec. 10, 2018, 8:40 a.m.
High winds and heavy rain ruined the weekend for many and led to cancelled Christmas markets.
Strong winds cancelled flights and closed roads

Strong winds cancelled flights and closed roads

Sept. 24, 2018, 7:16 a.m.
High winds and heavy rains tore through the country last night – especially in the more northerly parts.
Zurich storm brings hail and flooding

Zurich storm brings hail and flooding

Aug. 24, 2018, 8:46 a.m.
The Zurich area was hit by major storms last night, bringing heavy rain and almost continuous lightning – resid...
Hail damage to vineyards expected to reach CHF 4 million

Hail damage to vineyards expected to reach CHF 4 million

July 27, 2018, 9 a.m.
Damage to vineyards during violent hailstorms in the cantons of Geneva and Vaud a week ago is expected to lead to ins...
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