Heat wave to last till the end of week
Wednesday marked the first tropical day of this year, according to the Czech Hydro-meteorological Institute. Temperatures exceeded 30 degrees Celsius at 28 monitoring stations across the country. The highest temperature, over 32 degrees Celsius, was recorded in Brno. Meteorologists have also warned of a heightened risk of fires due to hot and dry weather. The first rainfall is expected to come at the end of the week.