A restaurant in a hotel on the Schwägalp in Switzerland on Thursday by an avalanche followed, with several wounded as a result. The threat posed by the winter weather in the Alpine region is becoming greater, as the snow continues to fall.
Emergency services are searching for people who may be under the snow, report Swiss media Thursday.
Villages in Austria and in the south of Germany have been closed as a result of the snowfall. For instance, in the place Berchtesgaden, the state of emergency are declared, because there are hundreds of people stuck.
On Wednesday it was in parts of the Alps, the toughest warning issued due to avalanche risk. This rarely happens. The new, light snow is a problem, however, because this snow is easy to move, laid Weerplaza earlier.
Several skiers last weekend died. Thursday was a 54-year-old woman to life in a file at the German Dornstadt. Employees were blankets to distribute because of the cold, and found her body in the car. The cause of death is not yet known.
Austrian spoorwerker frees gems from snow
Nach dem heftigen Schneefall ist am Donnerstag im Bereich der #Schwägalp eine #Avalanche niedergegangen.
AvatarAuteurtagblatt_chMoment of plaatsen16:03 – 10 January 2019