Warnings come about the risk of avalanches as Europe enjoys record snowfall.
Austria Tirol has had more snow this month than any other January in the last 30 years.
But the Tirol tourist board says heavy snowfall over a short period can increase avalanche danger.
It is urging skiers to follow basic safety tips.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
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