Tourist drowns in Lake Geneva during stormThe storm also damaged some of the 465 boats partaking in the Bol d'Or race, an annual regatta taking place on Lake Geneva. The man told officers that the woman had been "passing through Geneva" and that the storm had taken them "by surprise", Matta said. The victim, whose nationality remains unknown, was then taken to a hospital in Geneva where she was declared dead. In a separate incident, the storm also damaged some of the 465 boats taking part in the 81st edition of the Bol d'Or, an annual regatta on Lake Geneva, the event's press service said. In the neighbouring French region of Haute-Savoie the storm also caused damage and left a 51-year-old German tourist dead after a tree came down at a campsite.
Source: Standard Digital June 16, 2019 15:19 UTC