Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Slovakia had an almost record tropical night

In the village of Kamanová, on the lee side of the Tríbeč mountain range in western Slovakia, the night of August 10 almost broke temperature records.

SHMÚ regularly measures and copmares temperatures, illustrative stock photo. (Source: TASR)

A temperature of 26.3 Celsius was measured, which is a mere one degree less than the absolute Slovak record from July 29, 2013 in Piešťany. The Slovak Hydro-Meteorological Institute (SHMÚ) stated this, as cited by the TASR newswire.

“Influenced by the persistent south-eastern wind, a tropical night was recorded almost everywhere in the territory of the Trenčín, Trnava, Nitra and Bratislava regions,” SHMÚ writes, adding that temperatures rose to 20°C and more.

“On the lee side of the mountains in south-west Slovakia, the night did not even cool down below 25°C in some places due to warm, muggy wind,” the meteorologists added.

Horné Lefantovce in the Nitra District also experienced hot weather. “Apart from a very warm morning, we also recorded especially sultry weather in several places,” SHMÚ wrote. The meteorologists also stated that the air temperature keeps rising throughout August 10, achieving almost 30 degrees around 8:30 in Kamanová.

Top stories

Automation is finding its way

Autonomous vehicles and process connections through Logistics 4.0 are the biggest trends in Slovakia.

Online retailer Amazon opened its new returns centre in Sereď in mid-November.

Innovations in logistics help fight competition

Representatives of logistics companies are talking about their latest innovations that should improve their market position.

Logistics companies need more innovate services.

Slovak Christmas - traditional and new Photo

A chain around the table legs and waiting for a golden pig. Some old Christmas traditions survive to this day and others have disappeared.

Culture minister resigns from post as deputy chair of Smer

His replacement is expected to be elected at the December party congress.

Culture Minister Marek Maďarič