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Weather alert for snowfall and strong wind in the mountains, spit in the northwest and center

The National Meteorology Administration (ANM) has issued on Monday an alert for snowfall and strong wind in the mountain areas valid as of Tuesday, 3 a.m. until Wednesday, 6 p.m. Weathermen also warned it will spit in northwestern and central country.

Meteorologists say there will be consistent snowfalls in the mountains and a thick snow pack will deposit. Wind blasts will reach over 6—80km per hour on crests, blowing the snow and favoring blizzards.

Spits will prevail in northwestern and central Romania on Tuesday and on the night of Tuesday to Wednesday.

Wind will blow with over 90-100km/hour in the mountains, on altitudes over 1,700 meters.

Bucharest mayor vows to buy 20 snow melting machines this winter

Bucharest general mayor, Gabriela Firea, has announced on Monday that the city hall is buying 20 snow melting machines, with the devices to be delivered this winter. “Acquisition procedure is under way. We will have 20 snow melting machines this winter,” Firea said.

Firea had announced she would like to buy the machines since last winter. Her statement came amid row over the snow piles measuring one-two metres high drifting on the Capital’s footways and parking lots. Motor trucks for refuse collection could hardly cope with the large amounts of snow, which resulted in an extremely small amount of snow being taken over on the greenfield outside Bucharest.

 

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