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Category: Avalanche

Dutch Snowboarder Dies After Avalanche Near Sölden, Austria

Sölden, Austria – On Monday, March 13, 2017 a 35-year-old snowboarder from Scheveningen, Netherlands suffered life-threatening injuries in an avalanche near the Gaislachkogel Ski Area in the Rettenbach Valley near Sölden in Tirol, Austria. Unfortunately on Thursday, March 16, 2017 the snowboarder died from injuries sustained in the …

11-Year-Old Boy Missing In Avalanche In Dolpa, Nepal

Dolpa, Nepal – On Saturday, March 16, 2017 two individuals were going to their animal sheds in Chormara Lek when they were caught in an avalanche in the Dolpa district of Nepal. One of the individuals is seriously injured. An 11-year-old boy is missing. Another avalanche in the …

400 Sheep And 21 Cows Buried In Avalanche In Tuva, Russia

Tuva, Russia – On Thursday, March 16, 2017 400 sheep and 21 cows were buried in an avalanche in the Uzug-Kyry Bai Taiga district in the republic of Tuva in southern Siberia in Russia. Shepherds alerted authorities and 20 rescuers responded to the scene. Luckily, no humans were …

Avalanche Kills 8 Miners In Badakhshan, Afghanistan

Badakhshan, Afghanistan – On Sunday, March 12, 2017 eight gold miners were killed and 16 others were injured in an avalanche in the village of Shahr Bozorg in northeastern Badakhshan province in Afghanistan. The avalanche struck in the afternoon while the workers were passing through the Wandiyan village. …