Published on September 23rd, 2015 | by Ollie Harrisson


40cm of snow has fallen in central and eastern parts of the Alps. It is predicted to snow in these regions all afternoon above 1300-1800m.

Passo Stelvio, Italy
Passo Stelvio has been hit as hard as anywhere from this storm, with around 60cm of new snow expected by the end of the day – Photo:

The snow has been heaviest in Sölden,Obergurgl (Austria) and Val Senales, Passo Stelvio (Italy). Up to 60cm is possible above 2500m by the end of today.

Obergurgl, Austria 
Obergurgl (Austria) – Photo:

There has been a few cm at altitude in French resorts such as Tignes and Val Thorens.

St Moritz, Switzerland
Whiteout this morning in St Moritz – Photo:

This is a positive sign in terms of how conditions during the early season will pan out in general. It is good news for the glaciers to, especially the eastern ones such as Hintertux, Mölltal, Pitztal, Sölden and Passo Stelvio, all of which should present excellent skiing conditions once skies clear.

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