Looks like a rare case if too much snow...?
There is such a think as too much snow. We had that in '99, known as the "avalanche-winter" when in short time 16 feet snow fell; >50 (!) ppl died in three (!) devastating big avalanches in the Alps; 1200 damage causing avalanches went down alone in Switzerland. Entire towns n valleys were cut off for days.
Really hope it won't turn out that way in your region! Be safe!
I really thought quicksand was going to be a much bigger issue in my life when I was little