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Helicopters fly stranded tourists out of the Swiss resort.
Hundreds of roads across the Alps in France, Italy and Switzerland were closed, cutting off resorts and villages, after the kind of snowfall that only comes once every 30 years.
The Swiss resort has been fully closed to traffic in and out since Monday evening after authorities raised the avalanche risk to the maximum level of five.
France gradually returning to normal following the destruction caused by the passage of Storm Eleanor
The 12 year-old girl and 13 year-old boy were part of a larger group trekking through the Retezat Mountains, in Lake Bucura, when a blizzard hit.
Explosives powerful enough to blow up a house are being used to keep skiers safe from the risk of avalanches.
Rescue teams have begun the desperate search for survivors after an avalanche hit a group of high school students and teachers climbing in central Japan.
It was feared many people had been swept away by an avalanche which struck on a busy blue run near the popular resort in the French Alps. Rescuers now think no was caught up in the emergency.
Three members of the same family and their snowboarding instructor were killed in an Alpine avalanche on Monday – the worst such accident since the start of the ski-ing season in…
Three members of the same family are among four people who have been killed by an avalanche in the French ski resort Tignes
Four skiers dead in Tignes avalanche
The Taliban militant group has announced it is engaging in rescue efforts in Afghanistan after heavy snowfall caused over 80 deaths in 48 hours.
The search and rescue operation at the avalanche-hit Hotel Rigopiano is over.
More bodies have been found in the buried ruins of a hotel in central Italy, razed by an avalanche a week ago today.
The first funerals for victims killed in the hotel Rigopiano in central Italy, which was destroyed by an avalanche last week, have been held.
More bodies have been found in the buried ruins of a mountain hotel in central Italy as questions multiply over the official response to last week’s blizzards and deadly…
The body of a seventh victim has been found amid the ruins of a mountain hotel in central Italy following last week’s avalanche.
The mood of rescue workers at the Hotel Rigopiano has been sombre over the weekend.
Rescue workers in Italy are in a race against time to find further survivors following last week's avalanche.
The first rescue workers reached the Hotel Rigopiano at around 4am, some 11 hours after the avalanche struck central Italy.