Flooding in Engelberg Engelberg in canton Obwalden has been cut off, with road and rail lines leading to the village damaged by floods. A helicopter shuttle service is the only link to the outside world, and supplies are having to be flown in. The same helicopters have also helped airlift out 1,500 tourists trapped in the resort. (Report: Mathias Froidevaux) swissinfo.ch More than 30 members of the armed forces were sent to Engelberg. swissinfo.ch Hundreds of metres of pipes have been laid to evacuate floodwaters. swissinfo.ch No way of getting through... swissinfo.ch Emergency teams are at work at each intersection. swissinfo.ch Many cellars have been flooded. swissinfo.ch Outside Engelberg station. swissinfo.ch Water, water, everywhere... swissinfo.ch One of the many bridges torn apart by the floods. swissinfo.ch The area around the station is one of the worst affected. swissinfo.ch Access to Mount Titlis will be difficult. swissinfo.ch This content was published on August 25, 2005 - 18:04 August 25, 2005 - 18:04 Share Facebook Twitter E-mail Print Copy link You can find an overview of ongoing debates with our journalists here. Please join us! If you want to start a conversation about a topic raised in this article or want to report factual errors, email us at email@example.com. Sort by Newest first Oldest first Load more More More Follow us on Telegram You can now also read us on Telegram. Follow this link to subscribe to our channel!