The National Meteorology Administration has issued a weather forecast alert today for extreme cold weather valid countrywide until Friday. Freezing temperatures are expected in the northern half of the country.
The weather will get extremely cold as of today until Fridya at 10:00a.m. in the western, central, northern and northeastern Romania at first, and then, across the entire country, with rainfalls in all regions.
Snowfalls will prevail in the Eastern and Southern Carpathians, with a consistent snow cover to lay down. The wind will blow through the snow.
Wind gusts will also blow in the eastern southern and southwestern regions, increasing the cold sensation.
Mixed falls will occur in the south and centre, particularly in the hills.
There will be freezing minimum temperatures mainly in the northern half of the country on Friday morning.
In Bucharest, temperatures will gradually climb down on Tuesday and Wednesday, reaching maximum values of 17C-18C. The sky will be cloudy and there will be conditions for scattered showers. The minimum temperature will be 8C-10C.
The weather will get significantly cold as of Thursday, with maximum temperatures of 9C-10C. The sky will be cloudy and it will rain, with wind gusts reaching 45kmph. Minimum temperatures 4C-5C.