Temperatures of as low as -28.4 recorded on coldest night of year

Wednesday night was the coldest night of the year so far in the Czech Republic, according to data from the Czech Hydro-Meteorological Institute. The lowest temperature, -28.4 degrees Celsius, was recorded at Jezerní Slať in the Šumava Mountains in the southwest of the country. Lows of under -20 degrees Celsius were experienced in many other parts of Šumava.

According to meteorologists, the coming days should see slightly higher temperatures and could also bring snow to the mountain regions of the country.