Freezing temperatures breaking records

Freezing temperatures broke records at monitoring stations around the country as night time lows dropped to – 13.7 degrees Celsius on Monday night.

The absolute record of – 14.5 degrees Celsius registered in 2004 was not broken.

According to the Czech Hydro-Meteorological Institute the unseasonably cold weather will continue at least until mid-week with Tuesday night expected to be colder still.