In the eastern part of Austria, including Vienna, set a temperature record — the day the mercury thermometer rises to plus 20 degrees Celsius. This was reported today in Vienna Austrian Hydrometeorological Observatory "Hohe Warta."
At about the same temperature was recorded in Vienna exactly 100 years ago. But next week the temperature again "will enter into the normal channel of the February — minus 5 — plus 2 degrees," forecasters said.
The ambulance service in the Austrian capital these days working in emergency mode — people complain about the fluctuations in blood pressure. Austrian doctors give advice on the radio for older people, who tend to suffer from such a high temperature of February on how to behave in the event of a sharp deterioration in health status.