Avalanche buries multiple vehicles in Tibet, killing at least 28 people

Avalanche buries multiple vehicles in Tibet, killing at least 28 people

An avalanche hit southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region at 19:50 LT on January 17, 2023, burying multiple vehicles and killing at least 28 people as of January 20. The avalanche occurred on a section of road between Pai village in Mainling county and the Doxong La tunnel in Medog county, leaving people trapped in their vehicles as snow engulfed the exit of the tunnel.

5 killed after avalanche hits Babusar top, Pakistan

5 killed after avalanche hits Babusar top, Pakistan

Five people have been killed after a snow avalanche hit their car while returning from the Babusar top in Pakistan on May 30, 2018. According to police reports, six men from Tableeghi Jamaat were traveling in a jeep to the Babusar top in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from…

Avalanche kills three in Valais, Swiss Alps

Avalanche kills three in Valais, Swiss Alps

Three people have been killed and two others injured after an avalanche hit Valais area in southwestern Switzerland on March 31, 2018. The skiers were part of a tour group and they were near the area of Fiescheralp, and at an altitude of nearly 2 500m (8 000 feet),…

Avalanches, bad weather isolates Arctic community, Norway

Avalanches, bad weather isolates Arctic community, Norway

The municipality of Berlevåg, in Norway's Lapland (Finnmark) has been experiencing problems of food deliveries and transport for six consecutive days. An avalanche and heavy snowing blocked the county road leading to the village on Friday, March 23, 2018….