Urubura rwinshi rwafunze imihanda inyuranye ya Gari ya Moshi mu gihugu cy’Ubusuwisi, bituma ingendo zijya hirya no hino zihagarara biba ngombwa ko hifashishwa imashini zikomeye zo guhanagura urwo rubura.




Mu gace ka Zermatt harababurwa abakerarugendo barenga ibihumbi 13,000 bahagaritse ingendo bari kugirira mu duce tunyuranye tw’icyi gihugu bitewe n’urubura rwinshi rwibasiye imihanda ya Gari ya Moshi n’indi mihanda inyuramo imodoka zisanzwe.

Abaturage benshi bo mu gace ka Zermatt bavuye mu ngo zabo, maze bajya gufata amacumbi muri Hotel mu rwego rwo guhunga urubura rwinshi rurimo kugwa mu mazu yabo.

Leta yakanguriye abaturage kwirinda guhungabana cyangwa se gushyuha mu mutwe, babizeza ko bakomeza gukora ibishoboka kugira ngo bavaneho urubura rwose rujye kufungunywa ahabigenewe.

There are currently 'around 13,000 tourists at Zermatt,' while the station website warned that 'arrivals and departures are not possible at the moment'
Imashini nizo zirimo gukora mu mihanda
The snow has blocked all roads and the train leading to the resort in the southern Swiss canton of Valais, which was also hit by some power outages, head of the station Janine Imesch said
Gari ya moshi ntago yabona uko isohoka bitewe nuko imihanda yafunganye



Zermatt is home to about 5,500 inhabitants and has the capacity to accommodate 13,400 tourists spread across hotels and rental apartments
Agace za Zermatt niko kibasiwe n’urubura ruteye ubwoba

The main access road has been closed since early yesterday, while the train was halted last night

A reconnaissance flight is planned over the area to help determine the situation and how to proceed. Pictured: Tractors clearing snow near the train station 
Ku muhanda naho huzuye urubura ruteye ubwoba



Workers remove snow beside the Zermatt train station after heavy snowfall and avalanches trapped more than 13,000 tourists
Amazu yuzuyeho urubura rwinshi
A number of other Valais villages were also isolated by the heavy snow. The Simplon region of Valais was hit by 3.5 feet of snow in a 24-hour period, the ATS news agency reported. Pictured: Workers clearing the snow outside Zermatt train station 
Amakamyo niyo arimo gutunda uru rubura
Members of the Anais family from Singapore are stranded at the Zermatt train station after heavy snowfall and avalanches
Abantu benshi baheze aho bafatira Gari ya Moshi

Overnight winds of up to 125 miles per hour also meant there was significant damage to infrastructure on the course, notably at the finish area where tents and the stands were hit. Pictured: The scene at the resort overnight 

Tourists walk past emergency workers beside the Zermatt train station after heavy snowfall and avalanches trapped more than 13,000 tourists at the resort 
Nukujya ku kazi wifubitse nk’ikigori



A woman enjoys a quiet moment in a snow trench as the ski resort of Zermatt is covered in the white stuff 
Harimo n’abishimira ishusho nziza y’urubura maze bagafata amafoto
Good time to get the beers in: A group of tourists, right, enjoy some ale while, left, emergency services attempt to free them from the resort 
Inzoga zirimo kunywebwa ku bwinshi

A woman stands in several feet of snow after huge amounts of precipitation in the Alps trapped about 13,000 tourists in the resort of Zermatt 

Spades out: Tourists dig holes in the snow using spades after becoming trapped at the Zermatt resort in Switzerland 
Umuntu asigaye abyuka, agasanga inzu ye irenda kurengerwa n’urubura



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