Today in the Alps...
Updated: 9am Monday 9 September 2019 - September snow!
Over the last few days it has been snowing across many higher parts of the Alps. The heaviest snow has fallen in the central and eastern Alps, with 35cm reported on the Hintertux glacier in Austria and as much as 50cm at Italy’s Passo Stelvio. France missed the heaviest of the snow, however, with only a dusting at high altitude... Read more
Snow reports and snow forecasts will return in Autumn 2019
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