Austria avalanche leaves as much as 10 lacking, stories sayYesterday
Round 10 folks had been buried in an avalanche within the Lech/Zuers free snowboarding space in western Austria on Sunday, the Austrian Press Company (APA) reported, including that one particular person had been rescued.
The avalanche occurred at about 3 p.m. (1400 GMT), APA mentioned, including that a number of helicopters and search groups deployed quickly afterwards.
“We’re doing every little thing we will to rescue the winter sports activities lovers,” APA quoted the municipality of Lech as saying.
Some 100 folks had been concerned within the search, with rescuers requesting headlamps in order that they’ll proceed the search at the hours of darkness, APA added.
Lech/Zuers markets itself as “among the best ski areas on the earth” and a part of the cradle of Alpine snowboarding.
The resort’s web site mentioned that the ski space was closed as of 5 p.m. (1600 GMT) on Sunday and that there could be an replace on snowboarding at 8 a.m.