Ten people were killed in multiple avalanches in Austria and Switzerland.
Map of the Austrian Alps.
[Instant News/Comprehensive Report] Multiple avalanches occurred in the Alps of Austria and Switzerland over the weekend, killing 10 people. Among the victims were tourists from China, New Zealand, and Germany in addition to local people.
According to the "BBC" report, Austria issued a level 4 avalanche warning after heavy snow and strong winds occurred in the western mountains, but the ski resort was still full. On the 4th, a 17-year-old New Zealander, a 32-year-old Chinese, and a 50-year-old German man were in He was killed in an avalanche while skiing, and the remains of a ski guide and cross-country skier were found on the 5th.
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In addition, a 59-year-old man was killed while using a ski machine in the Tylobon region of Austria on the 5th.
In Switzerland, a 56-year-old woman and a 52-year-old man were killed in an avalanche in the southeastern canton of Graubünden on the 4th, while their friends escaped smoothly.