All flights were cancelled at Munich airport on Saturday after a winter storm dumped snowfall in southern Germany and parts of Austria and Switzerland, wreaking havoc on travel across the region.

After initially announcing the disruption of air traffic until noon on Saturday, the airport later announced the cancellation of flights until 6 a.m. on Sunday. Other airports in the region, including the one in Switzerland's financial capital, Zurich, also announced delays and cancellations related to the storm.

Train service at Munich Central Station has also been suspended, Germany's national railway company said, advising passengers to postpone or divert their journeys. The DPA news agency said some passengers in Munich and the nearby city of Ulm spent Friday night on trains due to the suspension of service.

Officials from the German soccer league Bundesliga have also announced that the match between Bayern Munich and Union Berlin, which was scheduled for Saturday afternoon in Munich, has been canceled.

The weather has caused accidents and incidents in the region. Police in Lower Bavaria, a region northwest of Munich, said they responded to 350 incidents involving snow and ice between Friday night and early Saturday, some of which caused minor and moderate injuries.

In Austria and Switzerland, new snowfall has prompted officials to warn of the danger of avalanches. The western Austrian provinces of Tyrol and Vorarlberg raised their avalanche alert level to the second-highest after the region saw up to 50 centimeters (20 inches) of snow fall overnight.

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