Severe storms over the Alps have led to flooding and storm damage in the region.

The bad weather front moved from west to east across Switzerland and Austria until Monday night.

In the Salzburg region, several trees fell on the Tauernautobahn, as the Austrian broadcaster ORF reported online.

The clearance work was made more difficult by heavy travel.

In addition, two tunnels on this route had to be closed due to power failures.

Fire brigades reported hundreds of operations.

The winds blew off roofs and flooded streets and basements.

In Upper Austria, up to 30,000 households were now without electricity.

No injuries were initially reported from Austria – on the other hand, three cases from Switzerland in the canton of Valais due to storms.

Two people were hit by a flying tent, the canton police reported.

With wind speeds of up to 132 kilometers per hour, hailstorms and heavy rain, buildings were also damaged in Switzerland.