Navigation

Skiplink Navigation

Main Features

Snow snarls air and ground traffic in Ticino

Fresh snow wreaked havoc on traffic in the southern canton of Ticino on Wednesday morning, forcing the cancellation of flights at the region's main airport near Lugano.

The primary motorway between the town of Chiasso, on the Swiss-Italian border, and Airolo was blocked in both directions, authorities said.

Some public transport was delayed by up to half an hour, although Swiss Federal Railways noted its trains would operate according to the normal timetable. Above-average numbers of passengers had been counted, it said.

In Italian-speaking Switzerland, between 30 and 40 centimetres of snow is expected at higher altitudes. In the western city of Geneva, light snow should continue until Thursday.

The capital, Bern, and the resort town of Interlaken will see snow tapering off toward the end of the week, possibly turning into rain.


Links

Neuer Inhalt

Horizontal Line


subscription form

Form for signing up for free newsletter.

Sign up for our free newsletters and get the top stories delivered to your inbox.







Click here to see more newsletters

swissinfo EN

The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired.

Join us on Facebook!

×