Winter Storm Brings Blizzard Conditions to Switzerland

High winds from a winter storm that hit Switzerland on January 17 knocked down trees and blocked roads and rail lines, according to local reports.

SwissInfo.ch reported that winds from Storm Evi reached speeds of up to 163 km/h (100 mph) in the high Alps.

This footage is described as showing Valais, Switzerland, on January 17. Credit: Aurelien Monperrus via Storyful