(UPDATE 15:13) According to General Inspectorate for Emergency Situations, all settlements were reconnected to power. Rescuers were also called in to help cars stuck in snow near Cazaclia village, Găgăzia.
The first day of spring is met in Moldova with cold weather. The heavy snow from the past few days caused power outages in a few settlements and many schools were closed. At the moment, 4 settlements from 2 districts remain without electricity, 1 settlement being from Căușeni and 3 from Anenii Noi.
Teams were dispatched on site to bring the power back on. Furthermore, this morning, rescuers assisted cars stuck in snow on highways, namely in Căușeni and Orhei districts, where 4 vehicles required assistance, along with an ambulance and a minibus filled with passengers, as well as a vehicle in Găgăuzia. No rescued person required medical assistance.
Specialists continue to monitor the situation in the whole country, while citizens are urged to be cautious.