There will be hot in Bucharest this weekend, with temperatures climbing to 32C. The heat will be yet dubbed by storms, thunderstorms and strong wind.
On Friday, there will be 30-32C in the Capital, but rains will prevail in the evening, with showers, storms and hail ahead. the minimum temperature will fall down to 17-19C.
On Saturday, the weather will remain sunny and hot, also with storms expected in the afternoon and in the evening. Maximum temperatures will range from 31C to 32C, while the minimum ones 18-19C.
On Sunday, the heat will linger, with temperatures climbing to 33C, with potential rainfalls, thunderstorms in the evening.
Code yellow warning for storms in the rest of the country
On the other hand, the National Meteorology Administration has issued a weather alert for bad weather for the most part of Romania, to come into force as of today until Sunday evening. 34 counties in Banat, Banat, Crișana, Maramureș, Transylvania, Moldavia, most part of Oltenia and northern Muntenia are under alert for torrential rains and storms from Friday until Saturday night.Starting 12:00hrs today, such counties as Satu Mare, Maramureș, Sălaj, Bistrița-Năsăud, Harghita, Mureș, Brașov, Covasna, Sibiu, Alba, Cluj, Bihor, Arad, Timiș, Caraș Severin, Hunedoara, Prahova, Dâmbovița, Argeș, Buzău, Vâlcea, Dolj, Mehedinți, Gorj, Suceava, Neamț, Botoșani, Iași, Bacău, Vaslui, Vrancea, Galați, Brăila and Tulcea are coming under the code yellow alert for torrential rains and storms.
Heat wave expected across Europe
Europe has faced violent storms this week, but a heat wave will hit the old continent as of next week, with temperatures ranging from 35C to 40C, in France and Italy mainly.
Temperatures might exceed 40C in Northern Spain, where a hot air from Northern Africa is expected. Therefore, cities such as Madrid in Spain, but also Paris, or Frankfurt and Berlin might face temperatures over 32C for several days in a row.