Far More Snow And Rain Than Normal In The Alps

Far more snow and rain than normal in the Alps (Ice Age Now, Aug 21, 2014):

“In the Swiss/French/Italian Alps, my desktop radar tells me it’s been snowing.. a lot!” says reader Caroline Snyder. “This report was from a few days ago.”

Mountain sports fans, take care: 7 bodies found

Mountain guides and police are warning mountaineers and hikers to use great caution in the Alps, with far more rain and snow at altitude than is normal this time of year, creating riskier than usual conditions.