Emergency services search for other survivors from a skiing party of nine that was swept away by the avalanche at Tignes ski resort.
Snowslips devastate Nuristan province where dozens are dead and missing. The death toll is expected to rise in northern areas of the country.
Six people are still missing as hopes of finding survivors fade one week after the avalanche razed Hotel Rigopiano in central Italy.
Eleven people have been rescued from in and around an avalanche-hit hotel in Italy's Gran Sasso national park, some of them surviving for two days under ice and rubble. Separately, six people died in a helicopter accident in the region on Tuesday.
Rescuers have found eight people alive, including two children, in the rubble of a hotel hit Wednesday by an avalanche in the Abruzzo region. More than 20 people are thought to be still missing.
Swiss snowboarding champion dies in avalanche during film shoot
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