In the Alps because of avalanches, five people were killed, one unaccounted for

В Альпах из-за схода лавин пять человек погибли, один числится пропавшим без вести

Ski resorts in five people died over the weekend, another tourist has been missing.

It is reported by Interfax on Monday, January 14.

So, the bodies of three tourists from Germany, 32, 36, 57, was found after an avalanche Saturday in the ski resort Lecham Arlberg in Austria. Another person missing. And in France killed two employees of the ski resort Morillon. Avalanche came down on men when they put avalanche beacons at an altitude of 1800 meters.

The wife of one of the victims of German tourists went to the police immediately after an avalanche. According to the police Vorarlberg, bodies of men found on the mobile phone signals near one of the steepest slopes in the world – Langer Zug, which was previously closed due to avalanche situation.

Only in the Alps since the beginning of the year because of heavy snow has killed 24 people.

Forecasters warned of a “red” level mediaopened due to avalanches in the French regions of Savoie and Haute-Savoie, located in the Alps.

Earlier it was reported that the strongest over the past 20 years, the snow covered Austria, Germany, Czech Republic and France. They continue from January 6.

We also learned that by heavy snow in Europe has killed at least 21 people.