Pictures present the picturesque Swiss village that needed to evacuate as a result of 70 million cubic toes of rock might come spilling down the mountainside

  • Residents of Brienz, Switzerland, needed to evacuate as a result of a large rockslide threatens to spill.
  • The centuries-old Alpine village is dwelling to beneath 100 residents, who have been advised to go away final week.
  • Authorities mentioned 70 million cubic toes (2 million cubic meters) of rock might quickly crash down.

BRIENZ, Switzerland (AP) — Stragglers packed up belongings in vehicles, vehicles and a least one pickup truck earlier than an evacuation order took impact on Friday in a tiny village in jap Switzerland that’s dealing with an pressing rockslide risk.

As geologists and different specialists in fluorescent vests took measurements on Friday, villagers and vacationers bared their emotion that the centuries-old Alpine village of Brienz — dwelling to beneath 100 residents — might be quickly be subsumed beneath spilling rock.