Alps: The Snow has Arrived on Mass

WEATHER: The first snow fell that night … Although it is not a surprise to see snow falling in the mountains in late November, that after an exceptionally mild early autumn, the first snow fell yesterday in the mountains but also in some lowland areas like in the North or in Picardy.  In the Alps and the Pyrenees, where …

Tragic Aircrash in French Alps

All 150 passengers and crew aboard the Germanwings Airbus A320 are feared dead in a tragic aircrash in the French Alps. The Airbus A320 crashed in the southern French Alps close to Digne-les-Bains, in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, and it is believed that all the passengers and the crew are feared dead. In a TV statement, President François Hollande …