Yesterday was the coldest 28 of February in Belgium since the beginning of measurements in 1901 according to the Royal Meteorological Institute (MRI). The previous record dates from 28 February 1904 when temperatures of -0.8 ° were measured. On Wednesday, the highest temperature was about -2 °, says meteorologist David Dehenauw. The thermometer displayed the same temperature on 3 March 3, 1987 and 3 March 5, 1971, he says.
In addition, the night from Tuesday to Wednesday was the coldest one with -18 ° in Elsenborn. On Wednesday, the coldest temperature was measured in the High Fens with -8 °. The figures are not yet final.