Icy winds over Lake Geneva, big chill to continue

GENEVA, Switzerland – Iced trees, streets and harbors, delayed and/or canceled trains, buses and boats are the result of the icy winds that have hit the Lake Geneva region these past few days — and don’t put your parka away just yet — MeteoSwiss is forecasting below-freezing temperatures for the remainder of the week.  Advertisements

Swiss heatwave 2015: New danger alert

Updated 21 July: Heat alert raised to level 4 in Ticino until 21 July. Forest fire danger index is also high. Other European nations also under heat alert. Swiss glaciers melting three times as fast this summer GENEVA, Switzerland – Most Swiss residents have lived through one of the hottest June’s on record, and according to the Swiss meteorological…

Switzerland faces heatwave: how to cope (update)

Update Saturday 4 July 05:00 GENEVA – Get ready to sizzle. Switzerland and most of Europe will burn hot with above-normal temperatures for the next two weeks, has warned the Swiss meteorological office.

Drone captures images of the Arve River flood in Geneva

GENEVA, Switzerland – The sun might be shining, water levels rescinding and bridges might have reopened, but some Geneva residents are still hung up on this week’s big topic: the Arve River flooding. After all, it was the highest surge on record for the area in more than 80 years.