A warehouse collapsed under the weight of snow and a motorist was buried in an avalanche while driving in Austria

A warehouse collapsed under the weight of snow and a motorist was buried in an avalanche while driving in Austria

Another heavy snowfall hit Austria. In East Tyrol, a building that was used as a warehouse collapsed due to heavy snowfall.

In Linz, a warehouse that was built in a home on Saturday night collapsed due to the weight of the snow. The rubble was searched by search dogs, but it turned out that the only inhabitant of the house was not in the house at the time of the accident. Writes Crown.


In Linz, it has almost 2 meters of snow this winter. In comparison, in the average winter, there is 42 cm of snow in the area.

Photos have been sent to a weather site from Iselsberg near Lienz showing snow that has reached the top of the house.

Due to the risk of snowfall and avalanches, the Felbertauern Road, an important link between the Tyrol and Salzburg counties, had to be closed. A car was also buried in an avalanche. Luckily, mountain rescuers followed, managing to free the driver – Writes orf.at.

The avalanche also started at St.Jakob in Divergence, but no damage was done.

The neighboring province of Carinthia also contains an incredible amount of snow in December He fell. Around the town of Cutscatch-Mouth, three meters of snow fell in the Lesch Valley this winter. In addition, meteorologists expect more heavy snowfall in the coming days. Many roads are closed due to heavy snow, and many can only be walked on snow chains in Carinthia.

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