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Tourists airlifted out of Swiss Alp town as 13000 people stranded

Tourists airlifted out of Swiss Alp town as 13000 people stranded

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Community workers remove snow off a path in Zermatt, Switzerland, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018.Bulldozers were plowing through the snowdrifts in Zermatt so that ...

While rail and road access was closed, a helicopter service was the only way out of Zermatt, Switzerland. Credit Dominic Steinmann/Keystone, via Associated ...

At least 80 centimetres of snow was dumped on the Zermatt area, raising the avalanche

At a Glance. Up to 400 tourists were airlifted out of the town ...

Alps snow strands thousands of tourists in Switzerland

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An avalanche near the heliport of Air Zermatt in Zermatt, Switzerland. Photograph: Dominic

Helicopters airlift people from Swiss ski resort cut off by snow

Unusually heavy snowfall and a high risk of Alpine avalanches stranded some 13,000 tourists. Source: Marko Knezevic via AP.

Tourists evacuated from Swiss ski town Zermatt amid avalanche risk - CBS News

Heavy snowfall cuts off Alpine towns in Switzerland and Austria | News | DW | 22.01.2018

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Many visitors continued to enjoy their time in the resort town. “It is beautiful. It doesn't matter if it snows or if you are blocked,” said Tatiana Kostina ...

Excavators work to remove snow after an avalanche covered the train track near Zermatt, which

Tourists trapped in the luxury Swiss ski resort of Zermatt have finally started to make their

13,000 tourists stranded in Alps. Tourists wait in line at the heliport of Air Zermatt for a flight by airlift into

Alps snow strands thousands of tourists in Switzerland ...

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The Matterhorn as seen from Zermatt. Thousands of tourists were stranded ...

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FILE - A July 30 2011 file picture shows the famous Matterhorn mountain near Zermatt, Switzerland. Swiss authorities near the famed Matterhorn peak on ...

Thousands of tourists stranded in Zermatt after heavy snowfall | Metro News

Tourists wait in line at the heliport of Air Zermatt for a flight by airlift into the valley to Raron, in Zermatt, on Tuesday, Jan. 9 2018.

Heavy snow had forced the resort to clos ski lifts and cable cars on Monday. Swiss pattern

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... The Latest: Rail service resumes from snowbound Swiss town ...

Thousands of people were trapped at the resort

Workers cut through snow wall on the Bessans to Bonneval-sur-Arc road in

Unusually heavy snowfall and a high risk of Alpine avalanches have stranded 13,000 tourists in the Swiss resort of Zermatt at the base of the famed ...

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Alps snow strands thousands of tourists in Switzerland

People walk past Zermatt train station as helicopters have begun to fly some stranded skiers out

Trains resume service in snowbound Swiss ski resort. Stranded tourists ...

Zermatt ski resort in Switzerland was forced to shut down on January 9, leaving 13,000 tourists stranded, due to heavy snowfall and high risk of avalanches ...

Zermatt in Switzerland is popular with skiers, but heavy snowfall has left many stranded

A picture of the town Tignes (France) after the storm. / Tignes. In the Alpine town of Zermatt (Switzerland), helicopters airlifted people ...

Tourists Airlifted From Snowbound Swiss Ski Resort

A police official in Zermatt, who was not authorized to give his name, said

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Rescuers are searching the area around Tignes in the French Alps for a British skier who has been missing since Sunday.

Snow, avalanche risks strand 13,000 tourists in Zermatt

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And after the snowfall… gorgeous scenery, epic powder and skiing Switzerland to Italy and back.

A woman stands in several feet of snow after huge amounts of precipitation in the Alps

With the slopes out of action, people were forced into the town of Zermatt,

The town of Zermatt has been snowed under, closing road, railways and stranding 13,000 tourists. Pic: AP

Snowed in: People wait for their helicopter out of Zermatt

Thousands stranded in Swiss resort town of Zermatt

Get me out of here: Some of the around 9,000 stranded tourists a helicopter for

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Heavy snowfall has trapped guests at Zermatt, in the Alps, with all roads blocked

Thousands stranded in Swiss resort town of Zermatt

Thousands stranded in Swiss resort town of Zermatt

Tourists evacuated from Swiss ski town Zermatt amid avalanche risk - CBS News

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Swiss authorities deployed helicopters to ferry some tourists to a nearby village to escape the snowbound

Children walk past trees after heavy snowfall in Saas Fee village, near Zermatt in the

According to CBS, around 300-400 people were able to fly out of the resort a few days ago, but 13,000 tourists were left at the resort without access to a ...

Zermatt helicopter queue

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Around 13,000 tourists have been stranded in the town (Image: REX/Shutterstock)

A view shows the damage on a spectators tent next to the Wengernalp slope portion after

A train clears snow from a railway in Zermatt resort, Switzerland – @RResort2222m/

Thousands of tourists stranded in Swiss ski resort after heavy snowfall

Tourists evacuated from Swiss ski town Zermatt amid avalanche risk - CBS News

13,000 Tourists Stuck in Matterhorn Town Amid Avalanche Risk

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150 years of Matterhorn

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13,000 trapped in Swiss ski resort after heavy snow

Thousands evacuated from Alps after heavy snowfall cuts off Swiss ski resort close to famous Matterhorn

A child sits on a sledge in the in the snow covered town of Zermatt, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Town officials near Switzerland's famed Ma

Alpine towns and resorts cut off due to heavy snowfall 23.01.2018

Verbier and Engelberg in the Swiss Alps

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Over 5 feet of now falling in 48 hours:

Skiers fling dynamite into the fresh powder to trigger avalanches after heavy snowfall

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Excavators on Wednesday removing snow deposited by an avalanche on the railway line between Visp and Täsch, Switzerland. Credit Fabrice Coffrini/Agence ...

Tourists prepare to leave Zermatt

The resort has been blighted by heavy snowfall Nikki Grimes

13,000 tourists stranded in Zermatt, village cut off as avalanche risk raised to max

A sign showing which ski runs are open is buried in snow

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Workers of the community remove the snow off the road with a snow blower (Image: REX/Shutterstock)

... The Latest: Rail service resumes from snowbound Swiss town ...

Swiss resort cut off after new snow increases avalanche