The Col du Lauteret has been closed by an avalanche.
http://www.inforoute05.fr/wir3/circulation.html - road closures in the Hautes-alpes.
According to France 3 two cars were hit by the slide at 16h45. Three people were rescued from their cars with minor injuries. The PGHM as well as the fire service and a dog handler were involved in the rescue operation. The avalanche occured at 2000m between Villar d’Arène and the col du Lautaret. The road is closed between Monetier and Villar d’Arene
Meteo France has issued an orange alert for avalanches in the department and the rest of the Northern Alps.