Avalanches in Italy, Austria kill 9 as heavy snow hits Alps1 min read . Updated: 06 Feb 2023, 03:06 AM IST
- More than a dozen avalanches were reported in the Tirol region of Austria alone and authorities had set the warning level at four on a scale of five and urged caution.
Nine people died in avalanches in Austria and Italy over the weekend as heavy snow and school holidays drew skiers into the Alps, with some of the victims dying after skiing in unmarked areas despite warnings of elevated avalanche risk, police said.
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