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  • Beginning of the event: 19 August 2005
  • End of the event: 23 August 2005
  • Duration of the event: 5 days

Affected regions: the northern side of the Alps (Plateau, Prealps and northern flank of the Alps) and the Alps (Prättigau, Low-Engadin).

Note: this event affected not only Switzerland, but also parts of Austria (Vorarlberg, Tyrol, Styria, Salzburg) and Germany (south of Bavaria).