Swiss temperature plunges to -35.1 degrees
AFP · 6 Feb 2012, 11:07
Published: 06 Feb 2012 11:07 GMT+01:00
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.