Forecasters: Current meteorological winter set to be among warmest ever

This meteorological winter looks like becoming one of the warmest since records began, according to experts from the Czech Hydro-Meteorological Institute. Meteorological winter runs from December 1 until the end of February. That period has been as mild as at present only three times in the last 80 years. In recent weeks, the temperature has hovered around 10 degrees Celsius; it is expected to remain there in the coming days.

Author: Ian Willoughby