The month of July is ending with a new warning for heavy rains and bad weather. Romanian weathermen have issued another Code Yellow alert for torrential rainfall, valid from Sunday at 14:00 hrs through Monday at 21:00 hrs in 22 counties in central, northern and eastern country.
Instability in the atmosphere will prevail in southern and eastern Transylvania, western Moldavia, locally in Maramures as well as in the mountain areas.
Overall, 12 counties will be totally under the Code Yellow: Maramureş, Suceava, Neamţ, Bacău, Vrancea, Covasna, Harghita, Braşov, Sibiu, Alba, Hunedoara, Caraş-Severin, and another 10 counties will be partially under the alert for rains: Mehedinţi, Gorj, Vâlcea, Argeş, Dâmboviţa, Prahova, Buzău, Bistriţa-Năsăud, Mureş and Cluj.
Rain showers and torrential rainfall will prevail, as well as frequent thunders, wind, storms and hail.
Water falls will exceed 10l/sqm and even 50-60l/sqm in some areas. Such phenomena will be present in the rest of the territory as well, but on a smaller scale.
This is the eighth day with a warning issued fro rainfall in our country.
The first two months of this summer have been the rainiest ones in the past eight years. There has been hardly a day without rain in Romania in June and July. Meteorologists say this summer is atypical for the entire Northern Hemisphere, as it lacked hot days.
Rains wreak havoc
Rains have wreaked havoc throughout the country in the past week. Trees, stones have been snatched by floods on several roads in Neamt county. The road to Petru Voda monastery has been closed.
Tens of houses ans households have been also flooded in Brasov county on Saturday evening, while more cars have been taken by the flood in Ormenis locality.