Today in the Alps...
Updated: 10am Friday 13 December 2019 - Lots of snow in the western Alps today…
It has been snowing hard in the western Alps overnight, as expected, and will continue to do so for much of today with a rain/snow limit somewhere in the region of 600-1000m. Note that it is also very windy and that the risk of avalanche is high... Read more
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