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BERLIN | Avalanche slams into German hotel; no injuries reported

BERLIN —Jan 14, 2019—Officials say a large avalanche has slammed into a hotel in southern Germany, damaging the building but causing no injuries. A spokeswoman for Oberallgaeu regional authorities said the hotel’s 100 guests were evacuated to other dwellings in the village of Balderschwang. Brigitte Kloepf told The Associated Press that about 1,100 people are … Continue reading BERLIN | Avalanche slams into German hotel; no injuries reported

BERLIN | Austria: 3 German skiers killed in avalanche, 4th missing

BERLIN  —Jan 13, 2019— Police say three German skiers have been killed in an avalanche in the Austrian Alps and a fourth is missing. The bodies of the men, aged 57, 36 and 32, were recovered Saturday evening near Lech, a few hours after the wife of one of the skiers reported them missing. Police … Continue reading BERLIN | Austria: 3 German skiers killed in avalanche, 4th missing

BERLIN | Workers in Alps use break in weather to clear snow

BERLIN—Jan 12, 2019—Workers in southern Germany are using a break in the weather to try and clear heavy loads of snow from roofs and roads. Heavy snow has paralyzed parts of Europe in recent days, cutting off mountain villages, disrupting transport and triggering avalanches. In all, at least 21 weather-related deaths have been reported across … Continue reading BERLIN | Workers in Alps use break in weather to clear snow

BERLIN | Parts of Austria, southern Germany sink deeper into snow

BERLIN  — Jan 10, 2019— Heavy snow is ongoing in parts of Austria and southern Germany, with several places cut off and the bad weather expected to last until Friday morning. Austrian police said Thursday that a 16-year-old boy from Australia was killed in an avalanche in St. Anton am Arlberg as he was skiing … Continue reading BERLIN | Parts of Austria, southern Germany sink deeper into snow