Epic Snowfalls In The Alps

Epic Snowfalls In The Alps

January 18, 2012

It’s now a month since snowfall began in the Alps and it has hardly let up since, with the biggest accumulations over that period now approaching 6 metres (20 feet) and reports from some resorts that this is the snowiest January in 30 or even 60 years.

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Austria gets record October snow

Austria gets record October snow

14 October 2009

…Forty centimetres of snow was recorded on Tuesday night near Salzburg. This was the most at this time of year for a quarter of a century…

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Early snowfalls in Europe hit Historic Levels

Early snowfalls in Europe hit Historic Levels

December 7, 2008

  • 20 year record snowfall in Dolomites enough to last all season
  • Some Swiss train services cancelled due to excess snow
  • Still more heavy snow in the Pyrenees
  • More snow for Scotland

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