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Swiss temperature plunges to -35.1 degrees

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Swiss temperature plunges to -35.1 degrees
Julia Freeman-Woolpert (File)
11:07 CET+01:00

Swiss temperatures plunged to minus 35.1 degrees Celsius in the eastern Graubünden canton on Sunday night, weather agency MeteoSwiss said, the lowest figure recorded so far this year.

The mercury plummeted in Samedan, an Alpine region home to winter sports resorts such as St. Moritz, Pontresina and Sils-Maria.  

In the west, minus 27.6 degrees was recorded in the village of La Brevine in the canton of Neuchatel.

La Brevine holds the record for being the coldest place in Switzerland, with  minus 41.8 degrees measured in 1987.

In Geneva, the thermometer was at minus 10 degrees on Monday morning.

 
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