The severe rain and wind have caused havoc in Moldova last night, as many localities are powerless.
According to Emergency Service officials, 22 localities from nine districts -- Orhei, Teleneşti, Cantemir, Vulcăneşti, Leova, Ungheni, Sângerei and the Gagauz autonomy – remained without electricity.
The yellow code of wind issued by meteorologists for yesterday stay valid for today, reaching in places velocities of up to 70 km/h.
The severe rains are forecast to continue and floods are likely in lower localities.
The air temperature will drop to -1 in the northern part of Moldova, as it will colder down to the south, too.
The cool weather is not likely to impact the plantations.