Prague, Sept 8 (CTK) – Record high temperatures on September 8 in at least 30 years were registered at 46 meteorological stations in the Czech Republic on Thursday, Pavel Borovicka, from the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute (CHMU), told CTK.

The warmest temperature of 31.5 degrees Celsius was measured in Husinec-Rez near Prague, which was not its local record, however.

Tropical weather of at least 30 degrees Celsius was registered at 13 places in the Czech Republic until 16:00 on Thursday.

The highest temperatures were measured in the surroundings of Prague and the Central Bohemia Region, but also in Teplice, north Bohemia, where the record from September 8, 1911 (29 degrees Celsius) was beaten. Its new record is 30.5 degrees Celsius.

There are 143 stations in the Czech Republic measuring temperature daily for at least 30 years. A new record has been registered in almost one-third of them.

The oldest station is in Prague-Klementinum where temperature has been registered since 1775.

High temperatures between 26 and 30 degrees Celsius in the afternoon have been forecast for following days as well, until next Friday, Frantisek Sopko from the CHMU said.