Today in the Alps...

Updated: 10.40am Saturday 3 December 2016 - Lots more sunshine at altitude


The cold front that brought a little snow to the north-eastern Austrian Alps yesterday has died out in situ, thanks to a huge area of high pressure that is centred to the north of the Alps, which will continue to influence the Alpine weather for quite some time. In short, there won’t be any significant new snow in the Alps for at least a week, probably longer... More 

Zermatt, Switzerland – Weather to ski – Today in the Alps, 3 December 2016 Lots of sunshine at altitude in the Alps today. This is Zermatt – 3 December 2016 – Photo: Lizzie Norton

Latest snow forecast

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The weather in the Alps will stay mostly fine for the foreseeable future...


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Latest snow report

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