A Swiss village has survived being buried beneath an enormous rock slide by the narrowest of margins.
Brienz, within the southeastern Graubuenden area of Switzerland, was evacuated early final month after geologists warned that the Alpine rock looming over the village might break unfastened.
The massive mass of rock lastly slid down the mountainside in a single day on Thursday – however stopped simply wanting the settlement.
Dramatic photos present how the boulders stopped in entrance of a faculty constructing.
However the village stays at risk, with consultants warning rock actions are accelerating.
Authorities stepped the alert stage up, closing some roads and a railway line and evacuating two homes within the neighbouring village of Surava.
The falls got here only a week after some residents of Brienz have been allowed again into their homes to select up important objects.
They have been solely allowed to remain for 90 minutes – and no in a single day keep is allowed.