Friday saw highest temperatures this year
Temperatures around the Czech Republic continue to break records. According to the Czech Hydro-Meteorological Institute August 7th was the warmest day of the year with the highest temperature recorded in Husinec-Řež near Prague where it reached 39.3 degrees Celsius. Temperature records were broken at 135 out of 140 monitoring stations around the country. The highest temperature ever recorded in the country was 40.4 degrees Celsius in the town of Dobřichovice on August 20th 2012. Saturday temperatures are expected to reach similar values.