Officials in western Austria warned winter sports enthusiasts of dangerous conditions in the area.
Helicopters and rescue teams with dogs are searching for survivors at a ski resort in western Austria.
Researchers hope to learn more about the species, found in a Salzburg forest, before it goes into hibernation.
Deaths are reported in France, Austria and Italy in violent storms after weeks of heat and drought.
Houses and roads in a mountainous southern region were flooded, and vehicles were stranded in the mud.
Scientists are still unsure what is causing the outbreak, which has now spread to 15 countries.
Germany and Austria have both issued gas supply warnings as a payments row with Russia escalates.
The new law allows chronically or terminally ill adults to make provisions for an assisted suicide.
Karl Nehammer is chosen as party leader and next chancellor in a bid to end days of turmoil.
As well as Monday’s lockdown, the chancellor says vaccinations will be compulsory from February.
Austrian police are searching for the driver of a minibus after dozens were found crammed inside.
Walter Erhart, 65, got a shock when his neighbour’s snake escaped and got into his sewage pipe.
France joins Austria and Germany in introducing restrictions due to the spread of the Indian variant.
Environmental groups suspect a prince from Austria killed the brown bear while hunting in Romania.
It is a debate being had across the world, and now Austria and its neighbours have decided to act.