Essen (dpa / lnw) - It will remain frosty in North Rhine-Westphalia for the next few days. Temperatures between minus five and minus eight are expected on Tuesday night, said a meteorologist from the German Weather Service in Essen on Sunday. In the valleys of the North Eifel it could even be minus ten degrees. That would be one of the coldest nights so far this year. Overall, the weather will loosen up in the next few days and the sun will come out again and again. Especially in the north and east of North Rhine-Westphalia there is permafrost.
On Sunday, temperatures were measured just above zero at best in the Rhineland and in the Ruhr area. The maximum value on the Kahler Asten on Sunday was minus five degrees. The night to Monday will also be cold with sub-zero temperatures, according to the weather service. It will be sunnier on Monday.