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Current natural hazards situation in Switzerland

Updated on: 24.04.2024, 07:02
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Current warnings issued for Switzerland

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  • Avalanches: Considerable danger, level 3

    Validity: 23.04.2024, 17:00 - 24.04.2024, 18:00
    Dry avalanches: New snow. Danger level "considerable" (3=) in all aspects above 2000m.
    Wet avalanches: Gliding snow. Danger level "moderate" (2) in all aspects below 2200m.
    0:Avalanches:3:SLF:1246,1225,1245,4213,1224,2111,5111,2121,2133,1247,2124,1228,5121,1232,1241,4211,1226,1242,1234,1233,3311,1213,2223,3111,5112,2132,1231,3222,5124,2123,2221,1221,1121,1244,1243,2222,1227,5211,4243:
  • Avalanches: Considerable danger, level 3

    Validity: 23.04.2024, 17:00 - 24.04.2024, 18:00
    Dry avalanches: New snow. Danger level "considerable" (3+) in all aspects above 2000m.
    Wet avalanches: Gliding snow. Danger level "moderate" (2) in all aspects below 2200m.
    1:Avalanches:3:SLF:3112,2211,2134,3223,3113,3114,2122,2212,3224:
  • Avalanches: Considerable danger, level 3

    Validity: 23.04.2024, 17:00 - 24.04.2024, 18:00
    Dry avalanches: Wind slab. Danger level "considerable" (3-) in all aspects above 2600m.
    Wet avalanches: Wet snow. Danger level "moderate" (2) in east to south to west facing aspects below 3000m.
    2:Avalanches:3:SLF:4222,4125,4116,4113,4224,4123:
  • Avalanches: Considerable danger, level 3

    Validity: 23.04.2024, 17:00 - 24.04.2024, 18:00
    Dry avalanches: New snow. Danger level "considerable" (3=) in all aspects above 2000m.
    Wet avalanches: Wet snow. Danger level "moderate" (2) in east to south to west facing aspects below 3000m.
    3:Avalanches:3:SLF:7123,5113,7122,7121,7124,5123,5122:
  • Avalanches: Considerable danger, level 3

    Validity: 23.04.2024, 17:00 - 24.04.2024, 18:00
    Dry avalanches: Wind slab. Danger level "considerable" (3-) in all aspects above 2200m.
    Wet avalanches: Wet snow. Danger level "moderate" (2) in east to south to west facing aspects below 3000m.
    4:Avalanches:3:SLF:7126,7113,5234,7125,7111,5215,7115,7211,5233,5222,5216,5214,5231,5232,7114,5212,5221,5223,7112,2224:
  • Frost: Moderate danger, level 2

    Validity: 23.04.2024, 21:00 - 24.04.2024, 08:00
    - Possible impacts: Plants could be damaged by frost
    - Recommendations for action: Cover plants with a protective layer, or place pot plants that are particularly susceptible to frost damage against a house wall or indoors.
    - Lowest temperatures near ground: 0 to -4 degrees (moderate ground frost)
    5:Frost:2:MCH:101,102,103,104,105,106,107,109,114,115,116,117,118,120,121,123,124,125,126,127,128,131,132,133,134,135,136,139,140,141,142,143,144,145,146,147,150,151,152,154,155,159,160,161,162,163,167,170,175,176,177,179:
  • Frost: Moderate danger, level 2

    Validity: 23.04.2024, 21:00 - 24.04.2024, 08:00
    - Possible impacts: Plants could be damaged by frost
    - Recommendations for action: Cover plants with a protective layer, or place pot plants that are particularly susceptible to frost damage against a house wall or indoors. Protect building sites and any construction materials on the site against frost damage
    - Lowest temperatures near ground: 0 to -4 degrees (moderate ground frost)
    6:Frost:2:MCH:201,202,203,204,205,206,207,208,209,211,212,213,214,215,217,218,219,220,226,227,230,231,232,233,235,236,237,239,240,242,243,244,247:
  • Frost: Moderate danger, level 2

    Validity: 23.04.2024, 21:00 - 24.04.2024, 08:00
    - Possible impacts: Plants could be damaged by frost
    - Recommendations for action: Cover plants with a protective layer, or place pot plants that are particularly susceptible to frost damage against a house wall or indoors.
    - Lowest temperatures near ground: 0 to -4 degrees (moderate ground frost)
    7:Frost:2:MCH:305,306,307,308,309,310,311:
  • Avalanches: Moderate danger, level 2

    Validity: 23.04.2024, 17:00 - 24.04.2024, 18:00
    Dry avalanches: Wind slab. Danger level "moderate" (2+) in all aspects above 1600m.
    Wet avalanches: Gliding snow. Danger level "moderate" (2) in all aspects below 2200m.
    8:Avalanches:2:SLF:1311,1212,3221,3211,1222,1111,2131,1113,1112,2112:
  • Avalanches: Moderate danger, level 2

    Validity: 23.04.2024, 17:00 - 24.04.2024, 18:00
    Wind slab. Danger level "moderate" (2+) in all aspects above 2000m.
    9:Avalanches:2:SLF:6212,6112,6115,6113,6211,6111,6114:
  • Avalanches: Moderate danger, level 2

    Validity: 23.04.2024, 17:00 - 24.04.2024, 18:00
    Dry avalanches: Wind slab. Danger level "moderate" (2+) in all aspects above 2000m.
    Wet avalanches: Wet snow. Danger level "moderate" (2) in east to south to west facing aspects below 3000m.
    10:Avalanches:2:SLF:7222,7231,4244,1312,4242,4231,4114,4241,1114,4223,4214,4122,4111,4221,4112,7221,4121,4225,4215,4232,4115,1223,4212,4124:
  • Forest fire: Moderate danger, level 2

    Effective from: 23.04.2024
    More information on measures in force in the cantons to be found on the FOEN Website.
    11:Forestfire:2:ForestFire:1010,1017,1016:
  • Earthquakes: Moderate danger, level 2

    22.04.2024, 03:35 Magnitude 3.7 earthquake at Concise VD. Felt in this warning area. No damage likely.
    12:Earthquake:2:MCH:205,207,210,211,212,214,217,218,219,226:134,230
  • Avalanches: No or minor danger, level 1

    Validity: 23.04.2024, 17:00 - 24.04.2024, 18:00
    Wind slab. Danger level "low" (1)
    13:Avalanches:1:SLF:6131,6122,6132,6121:
  • Avalanches: No or minor danger, level 1

    Validity: 23.04.2024, 17:00 - 24.04.2024, 18:00
    Wind slab. Danger level "low" (1)
    14:Avalanches:1:SLF:8113,8114,8214,8215,8111,1122,8224,1211,8112,8213,8211,8212:
  • Earthquakes: No or minor danger, level 1

    22.04.2024, 03:35 Magnitude 3.7 earthquake at Concise VD. Potentially felt in this warning area. No damage likely.
    15:Earthquake:1:MCH:101,102,103,104,105,106,107,108,109,110,111,112,113,114,115,116,117,118,119,120,121,122,123,124,125,126,127,128,129,130,133,134,135,136,137,138,144,146,147,148,201,202,203,204,206,208,209,213,215,216,220,221,222,223,224,225,227,228,229,230,231,232,233,234,235,236,237,238,239,240,241,242,243,244,245,246,247,248,249,250,251,252: