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Switzerland, Austria and Germany Stunned With Early Snowfall

Switzerland, Austria and Germany Surprised With Early Snowfall


(BERLIN) — Elements of Switzerland, Austria and Germany had been stunned by unseasonably early snowfall in a single day, after a pointy drop in temperatures and heavy precipitation.

The Swiss meteorological company stated Saturday that the city of Montana, within the southern canton (state) of Valais, skilled 25 centimeters (virtually 10 inches) of snowfall — a brand new document for this time of 12 months.

Authorities had been out in power throughout mountainous areas within the two Alpine nations to clear roads blocked by snow and ice.

In components of Austria, snowfall was recorded as little as 550 meters (1,805 toes) above sea stage.