Tag: avalanches

10 tourists trapped by avalanches rescued in China’s Xinjiang

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019 19:45

Ten people have been rescued Tuesday after being trapped by avalanches in a mountainous area in Changji, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, according to Xinjiang forest fire brigade. They ... Read More

268 skiers and hikers died in Austrian Alps in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 18:25

In 2018, a total of 268 people died on Austria's mountains, 22 fewer than the deaths registered in the previous year, the Austrian Authority for Alpine Safety has revealed. This ... Read More

Tourists Evacuated, stranded, cancellations: Chaos in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 06:05

Thousands of tourists ended the last Christmas holiday in the Alps on Sunday being evacuated. This included visitors to the famous glacier Matterhorn in Switzerland. Airports and trains experienced mass ... Read More