An avalanche in the Dachstein area of the Austrian Alps killed five hikers on Sunday, police said.
"We believe there are more people buried but we can't say how many," a police spokesperson said.
A person is dead and another is missing after an avalanche in Bavaria, southern Germany.
Valais cantonal police confirmed on Twitter that an avalanche occurred at around 2.15pm, leaving “several people buried”.
Three German skiers were found dead on Sunday and a fourth is missing after an avalanche struck an Austrian ski resort.
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The Alpine Rescuers are on the front line when disaster strikes.
A snowboarder says he survived getting caught in an avalanche thanks to his helmet and airbag.
Avalanche warnings across the Alps in Switzerland, Italy and Austria.