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Gusts of wind make for picture of the destruction

Who is not familiar with the Bootable quite at the top of the Lauberhorn shoulder, which is similar in its appearance to an Alaskan log cabin and its large sun terrace offers a breathtaking view on the Eiger, the Mönch and the Jungfrau.

This can be Started between the start house of the Lauberhorn downhill and the mountain station of the chairlift Wixi was damaged on Saturday morning from the Guggiföhn difficult.

The measuring system of the Institute for snow and avalanche research registered 80 meters below the Startbar at the Russi jump, a wind peak of 221 km/h. The storm tore the hut the whole of the roof – this is now 20 meters, close to the abyss.

Between the disc and start house of the Lauberhorn downhill run is only about 20 meters. Image: PD

The storm was so strong that even the snow in the ridge vicinity was completely blown away. Beni Scheiber, has the Bootable for 17 years, shows focus on the past and wants to repair the building as quickly as possible: "to the ski season, but at the latest on the Lauberhorn race, I would like to have a roof on it." On Sunday, a group of construction professionals on site went already, to take a first look.

trees along the Track

The wengernalp railway had to stop on Saturday for their operation temporarily. Along the railway track between Wengen and Allmend trees had been uprooted. On Sunday the wrong train again with the same schedule. In the Diemtigtal in the three fallen blocked the firs, the street between the Top and Zwischenflüh. The valley was, in the meantime, only a bypass via Entschwil accessible.

How strong the Föhnwind in the Bernese Oberland, was on Saturday "on the go", shows a balance of the weather service, Meteonews from Saturday. With 137 kilometres per hour, Meiringen (589 meters) recorded a peak value in the case of stations below 1000 meters.

In Hofstetten whether Brienz (578 meters) were measured at 91 miles an hour. For stations above 1000 meters, Wind speeds of 148 km/h were recorded on the Jungfraujoch (3'580 meters).

Created: 24.11.2019, 18:27 PM

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