GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – If you’re heading outdoors this weekend, take along warm clothes! Temperatures in the mountains are expected to dip to negatives at 2,000 metres and snow could fall as low as 1,000 metres, highly unusual in late August, early September. MeteoSwiss says we can expect rain off and on all weekend, with clearer […]
Update 15:15 Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Geneva’s Cointrin Airport had nearly twice its normal traffic over the weekend, 19-20 December, thanks to winter weather and holidays. Charter flights, notably from the UK and planes rerouted from Paris, Copenhagen and Brussels because of heavy snow at those airports brought 100,000 people through Geneva over the weekend, […]
Lake Geneva region (GenevaLunch) – It was hard to avoid the weather 17 February in the region: either you were out in it or everyone mentioned it, or both. The media covered it: Le Temps, Tribune de Geneve, TSR, 20 Heures. Snow, accidents, and slippery roads until daytime Wednesday 18 February, when the sun is […]
Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Snow has been bucketing down throughout much of Switzerland, with snow falling steadily throughout the Alps Sunday and picking up again early Monday morning. Canton Bern had 22 accidents between 17:00 and 05:00, reports 20 Minutes (Fre), with one woman losing her life in Thunstetten and three other people injured in other […]
Lake Geneva region, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Roadworks around Versoix on the A1 autoroute (direction: towards Geneva) ended by mid-morning, but traffic has been slowed in both directons by accidents.