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It never fell in December, might as well come in July.

Avalanche Risk in French Mountains
July looks set to break new temperature records today. Unlike the previous 12 months this one will be for the coldest day on record. The cold weather has also brought fresh snow, high winds and avalanches. Last week a Polish group were hit by a snow slide on the Italian side of Mont-Blanc killing three. 20-30cm of new snow had fallen in the Alps and Pyrenees above 2200 meters and today new snow is expected from 1900 meters.

The fresh snow has brought skiers and ski mountaineers out in force. At Grands Montets yesterday there was 1000 meters of skiing with only a 5-10 minute walk out to the base station.