Nearly two hundred roads in Austria are closed by snowfall

Due to heavy snowfall since Sunday in Austria, with more than 180 roads closed. About 17,000 people from the outside world ended in the country.

That report several Austrian media. Also, in the German state of Bavaria is a lot of snow.

On the north side of the Alps in 24 hours of time between 20 and 60 inches of snow. For Monday is still 30 to 50 inches of additional snow expected.

Monday hit a Flixbus of the road and rolled after the heavy recent snowfall and the snow on the road. It got thirteen people injured. The accident happened about 70 km southeast of Salzburg.

The bus was with Germans, Hungarians and Austrians on board on the way from Salzburg to Graz.

In the entire Alpine region severe weather events

Also on the south side of the mountains, in the direction of Italy and the French Alps is a lot of snow expected Monday.

In the länder, Voralberg, Salzburg and Tyrol applies code 5 for avalanche risk, which is the highest warning level. Also in Switzerland is the highest warning level issued.

Sixteen people died as a result of severe weather events

Last week, there are certainly sixteen people died due to avalanches and snowfall.

Sunday, were in Lech three Germans found that probably a closed ring are gone. There they were surprised by an avalanche which they annihilated.

In Grenoble came Sunday, two Frenchmen, to the life that is controlled by an avalanche wanted to produce a track for winter sports enthusiasts. The explosives went off early, before the French could flee.

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