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A personal website by Mark Howells-Mead

Switzerland hit for six by storms and floods

Torrential rain has hit Switzerland in the worst storms since the heavy flooding experienced two years ago. Sirens sounded the alarm in several parts of the country on Wednesday evening and more than 100 people were evacuated from their homes as rivers and lakes came close to bursting their banks. […] In canton Bern, the water levels of the lakes of Thun, Brienz and Biel [are] just short of critical. More ยป