Fresh temperature records set in several places in Czech Republic

Record high temperatures were registered at several places in the Czech Republic on Tuesday. The warmest spot was Klatovy in West Bohemia, where thermometers reached 13.9 degrees Celsius, 3.3 degrees higher than a record set in 1948. It was around 10 degrees Celsius in Prague, a few degrees below the highest temperature for January 7 – of 12.8 degrees Celsius – recorded at the city’s Clementinum in 1999.

Author: Ian Willoughby