On Monday, it was exceptionally warm throughout the Czech Republic, and in manyplaces around the country have reached new records. In Byniovie (south)meteorologists measured 13.2 degrees Celsius, so more than the same day inGreece.
Warmer than Athens, and therefore above 12 degrees Celsius, was also - as reported by the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute (CzHMU) - in Husincu (south), and Klatovy Nepomuku (west) and Doksanach (near Prague). Throughout the western part of the Czech Republic the temperature exceeded 10 ° C.
In Prague, the roses bloomed.
The last time such a warm January 2 in the Czech Republic was in 1988. In most places of the country with temperatures about 6 degrees Celsius higher than average and are more like early spring than winter. Many people in the center of Prague on Monday resigned from the jackets, and the Czech media circulated pictures of roses, which bloom as early as Sunday in the Prague district of Karlin.
Meteorologists add that they are also exceptionally high water temperatures in rivers and reservoirs. For example, in the Pebble Vltavou, water has the same degree as in the summer.
Forecasts Czech meteorological services say that it is extremely warm weather will last up to a week, and in winter you can count only in the mountains.