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.
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In photos: Geneva after the flood (by Ann Fitzpatrick)
GENEVA, Switzerland – While a few pedestrian pathways remain closed, the rain has subsided, river waters are receding and bridges have reopened.
High water alert remains in effect in Geneva, bridges reopen
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.
Weekend rain, authorities shut down bridges, railroad and roads around Lake Geneva
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.