Tag: Snowfall

Weather warning due to heavy snowfall in parts of Austria 12 hours ago

Weather warning due to heavy snowfall in parts of Austria 12 hours ago

Geosphere Austria issued a warning for heavy snowfall in parts of Austria on Thursday. On Friday, East Tyrol, Upper Carinthia and Salzburg were affected. Fresh snow down to low altitudes is expected here, which could cause problems on roads and rail services, the press release said. The cause of the snowfall is a cold front […]

Rapid Vienna won the snow match against WSG Tirol 2-1

Rapid Vienna won the snow match against WSG Tirol 2-1

Rapid Vienna also won the second match under new coach Robert Klauß. The Hütteldorfers moved up to sixth place with a 2-1 win at WSG Tirol on Tuesday. With their second win in the second match under new coach Robert Klauß, Rapid moved into the top half of the Bundesliga standings. The Vienna team won […]

The situation with snow chaos on the roads is easing, but train traffic continues to be disrupted 29 minutes ago

The situation with snow chaos on the roads is easing, but train traffic continues to be disrupted 29 minutes ago

Due to fallen trees, numerous road closures were still in effect in the morning, for example on the B154, near the border between Salzburg and Upper Austria, or the A12 in the Innsbruck area. According to the ÖBB, train services will be restricted for a longer period of time. It is recommended to postpone non-urgent […]

Football Two Bundesliga matches canceled due to heavy snow 49 minutes ago

Football Two Bundesliga matches canceled due to heavy snow 49 minutes ago

Due to “heavy snow” and “unplayable pitches”, two Bundesliga games were canceled on Saturday: WSG Tirol vs Rapid and Red Bull Salzburg vs Wolfsberger AC. The league announced this after the commissioning of sites in Innsbruck and Salzburg. The dates for the two matches of the 16th round are currently being assessed and will be […]

Weather “Please stay at home”: snow chaos paralyzes western Austria 2 hours ago

Weather “Please stay at home”: snow chaos paralyzes western Austria 2 hours ago

Heavy snowfall in Vorarlberg and Tyrol on Saturday caused a serious level 4 avalanche danger in the mountains, as well as serious traffic disruptions in the valleys. After the landslide, 91 people were trapped in a Dornbirn nightclub, but according to the city, there was no danger to them. In Tyrol there were problems not […]

Tours Snowfall in the mountains: The Alpine Association urges caution when taking mountain tours less than 2 hours in advance.

Tours Snowfall in the mountains: The Alpine Association urges caution when taking mountain tours less than 2 hours in advance.

The Austrian Alpine Club (ÖAV) on Tuesday called for caution due to snowfall in the mountains. Mountain tours above 1,500 meters above sea level are “the most demanding at the moment” so “thoughtful and tailored tour planning” is necessary. They also reminded that ski tourism requires the same equipment as in the middle of winter. […]

Power outages and traffic accidents: heavy snow causes problems in Carinthia

Power outages and traffic accidents: heavy snow causes problems in Carinthia

Heavy snow caused power and traffic problems in Carinthia on Monday. Up to 5,000 households were left without power, and there were people with disabilities on state and federal roads, highways, and rail lines. The snow is not expected to stop until the second half of the night, but schoolchildren in the Völkermarkt district have […]