When the temperature drops in Switzerland, it doesn’t just get icy. Fantastic natural ice sculptures are created alongside lakes, particularly in the west of the country.
The cold “Bise” wind, which blows across Switzerland, picks up moisture from lakes in the west, and then collects in marvellous frozen shapes on the lake shores.
On Wednesday morning in Switzerland, passengers who usually travel to work by boat on Lake Geneva found themselves trapped on dry land. Weather conditions prevented the boats from setting off.
Earlier in January, lakes high up in the Swiss Alps froze over, creating a unique chance for people to take to the frozen lakes’ surfaces and skate.