It's been snowing like mad in the Alps these past 24 hours, with the heavens opening up especially in Austria. Right now the cumulative snowfall is approximately half a metre and it's still coming down strong in many places. We've gathered ten of our favourite pictures of the amazing snowfall so you can enjoy the snow whether you're in the Alps or stuck in the office!
The heavy snowfall and strong winds have forced many ski resorts to keep the lifts closed today for safety reasons. It should still snow hard for the rest of the day, but tomorrow will bring calmer weather to the Alps and the sun may even peek through the clouds from time to time. At the weekend temperatures are expected to rise, but weather won't be quite as mild as it was last Sunday and Monday.
Born and raised in the ski paradise of Vancouver, Canada, I learned to ski before I can remember, balancing precariously on my parents’ skis as they sailed down the hill. I started snowboarding in my teens and am now delighted to be exploring everything Europe’s ski scene has to offer!
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