Temperatures across the country drop to record lows
Across the country, temperatures are set to drop to record lows in the upcoming week. The Czech Hydrometeorogical Institute has warned that in areas where deep frost will hit, temperatures can reach up to minus 20 degrees Celsius on Tuesday; with conditions expected to get harsher on the weekend, when in some regions, temperatures could drop to minus 35 degrees. In the Jeseníky district, the lowest temperature record of -16.4 degrees centigrade was broken on Monday; meteorologists measured temperatures of -19.9 degrees Celsius. Near the town of Vsetín, in the country’s Zlín region, railroad tracks broke due to the harsh frost. Railroad dispatchers are expecting weather-related complications across the country.