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Sweden shivers on coldest night of 2019

A four-legged Stockholmer braving the January chill. Photo: Tomas Oneborg/SvD/TT

Published: 22.Jan.2019 07:47 hrs

Sweden just had its coldest night of this winter, so if you were particularly reluctant to get out from under your duvet this morning you may have been on to something.

The mercury dropped to a shivering -35.5C in Gielas in the southern Lapland mountains in northern Sweden between Monday and Tuesday – the coldest temperature yet this winter.

In fact, temperatures remained below -30C in large parts of the northern Norrland region on Tuesday morning, and the big freeze is set to stay for now, according to meteorologists.

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