The Romanian Meteorology Administration has issued a heat alert for southern and southeastern country, then for western Romania, valid until Wednesday evening. The weather alert comes into force on Tuesday at 12:00hrs and expires on Wednesday at 18:00hrs.
On the other hand, 15 counties are falling under a warning for heavy rainfalls and storms today until 20:00hrs.
So, the weather will be hot, with the heatwave particularly hitting the southern and southeastern regions, with maximum temperatures reaching 33C-36C on Tuesday and 32C-34C on Wednesday.
The thermal discomfort will be high in the afternoon, while the temperature-moisture index will reach the critical threshold of 80 units.
At the same time, a code yellow alert for torrential rains will come into force today at 12:00hrs until 20:00hrs, in the Eastern Carpathians, most part of Dobruja, southern Moldavia and eastern Muntenia. There will be also storms, thunderstorms, strong wind and hail.
The targeted counties are: Suceava, Neamț, Harghita, Brașov, Covasna, Prahova, Bacău, Vrancea, Galați, Buzău, Brăila, Tulcea, Ialomița, Constanța and Călărași.
Falls will exceed 20-25 liters/sqm and could reach 30-35l/sqm.
Scorching in Bucharest, too
There will be heat in Bucharest as well around noon, and there might be showers in the afternoon.