GENEVA, Switzerland – The sun might be shining, water levels rescinding and bridges might have reopened, but some Geneva residents are still hung up on this week’s big topic: the Arve River flooding. After all, it was the highest surge on record for the area in more than 80 years.
GENEVA, Switzerland – While a few pedestrian pathways remain closed, the rain has subsided, river waters are receding and bridges have reopened.
GENEVA, Switzerland – Three bridges and certain pedestrian areas, that had remained closed after rising waters threatened to flood parts of the city and the canton, have now reopened.
Updated 4 May: The train line between Bern and Lausanne has also been shut down due to a landslide. GENEVA, Switzerland – Heavy rains over the Lake Geneva region and other parts of Switzerland provoked landslides, floods and forced the closing of an important rail route, roads and bridges.