Forecasters warn of emergency conditions by Monday
The Czech Republic is bracing itself for heavy snowfalls. Weather forecasters on Sunday warned of snowfalls of up to 15 centimetres during the night in the south-east and east of the country. Similar amounts could fall across the country on Monday with up to 30 centimetres on high ground in the north. Smog conditions in the east of the country had eased on Sunday. In some places on Saturday, air quality was three times worse than the permitted level.