Amazing Helicopter Rescue – Alps Gets Pummeled With Snow… More on the way.

More heavy snowfall is expected over the next four days in areas already buried in meters of snow. Large areas will likely receive over half a meter of snow, while some areas may well see over 1 m of fresh snow by Tuesday morning. The persistent northerly and northwesterly meridional flow continues, pushing more Arctic maritime airmass into the Alps.

Further heavy stau-effect snowfall is expected, with a particularly intense episode of snowfall expected on Sunday and Monday. 4 successive waves of heavy snowfall (violet) for northern Alps over the next 4 days. ICON-EU model guidance. Maps: Over 50 cm of fresh snow is expected across a large area in Switzerland and Austria, extending also into the extreme NW […] For more in depth details, see Severe Weather EU

Take a look at an Extraordinary helicopter rescue in the French Alps

Winter storm known as Andre swept through much of Europe over the past couple of days, dropping huge amounts of snow, stranding residents and causing severe traffic disruptions. 

At least 13 killed in brutal winter storms sweeping Europe as wild weather set to continue.
The bad weather has also been causing problems in Norway, Switzerland and Romania. Read More at Evening Standard

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