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#the alps

# the-alps - Monday 4 July, 2022

Italy glacier collapse 'linked to' climate change, says Draghi
# Italian Alps
# Italian Alps

Italy glacier collapse 'linked to' climate change, says Draghi

Updated Jul 4th 2022, 3:13 PM 32,998 Views 10 Comments

At least six people died in an avalanche triggered by the glacier collapsing.

# the-alps - Friday 26 July, 2019

Tour de France stage dramatically abandoned due to sudden hailstorm
# Stage 19
From The42
# Stage 19

Tour de France stage dramatically abandoned due to sudden hailstorm

Updated Jul 26th 2019, 8:04 PM 54,731 Views 26 Comments

Organisers were forced to neutralise stage 19 on Friday afternoon.

# the-alps - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

13,000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after heavy snowfall
# The Alps
# The Alps

13,000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after heavy snowfall

Jan 9th 2018, 6:00 PM 33,910 Views 18 Comments

The avalanche risk in Zermatt is at its highest level.

# the-alps - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Two men die in base jumping accidents in Switzerland
# The Alps
# The Alps

Two men die in base jumping accidents in Switzerland

Aug 18th 2016, 4:26 PM 30,616 Views 32 Comments

An Italian man and a British man plunged to their deaths in the Alps.

# the-alps - Monday 15 August, 2016

Five people died in a deadly weekend for extreme sports in the Alps
# Deadly Pursuits
# Deadly Pursuits

Five people died in a deadly weekend for extreme sports in the Alps

Aug 15th 2016, 1:24 PM 21,669 Views 27 Comments

Four separate accidents caused the five deaths.

# the-alps - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

French police arrest man for stabbing woman and three daughters
# The Alps
# The Alps

French police arrest man for stabbing woman and three daughters

Jul 19th 2016, 7:20 PM 22,226 Views 149 Comments

Local officials have said there is nothing to substantiate reports that the man had been offended by what the woman and girls had been wearing.

# the-alps - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Man killed and another injured as avalanche sweeps away six
# The Alps
# The Alps

Man killed and another injured as avalanche sweeps away six

Feb 21st 2016, 5:13 PM 19,567 Views 9 Comments

The incident happened in the Swiss Alps earlier today.

# the-alps - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

No obvious reasons why plane crashed into the Alps
# Flight 4U9525
# Flight 4U9525

No obvious reasons why plane crashed into the Alps

Mar 25th 2015, 6:00 AM 14,607 Views 36 Comments

French air traffic controllers, not the two pilots, issued a ‘mayday’ signal after the plane disappeared from their radar.