Code Red alert of blizzard, heavy snowfall in Romania

UPDATE: ANM may declare a red code for blizzard in four counties in South-Eastern Romania that will likely be hit by massive snowfall and strong winds, namely Buzau, Braila, Ialomita, and Vrancea.

The Ministry of Interior has convened a winter cell to monitor the situation in the affected regions. The road traffic from Bucharest and Southern Romania to the Moldova region in Eastern Romania may be closed and the railway traffic will also be affected.

A strong blizzard has hit the capital Bucharest and several counties in South-Eastern Romania, on Friday, January 6th, according to warnings issued by the National Meteorological Administration – ANM, Romania-Insider informs.

Flights on Bucharest’s Henri Coanda International Airport, trains reaching or leaving from Bucharest’s train station, and the traffic in the city are likely to be affected.

Snow is expected to take over most of Romania today and in some regions it will come accompanied by strong wind turning into blizzard. The weather will then get very cold during the weekend.

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