The National Weather Administration (ANM) has issued, on Tuesday, new Code Orange and Code Yellow weather warnings for snowfall and blizzard for 15 counties and the City of Bucharest starting tonight and in force until Wednesday night.
According to meteorologists, in the interval between January 10, 22:00 hrs — January 11, 08:00 hrs a Code Orange for blizzard and glazed frost will be in force in the counties of Constanta and Tulcea. In the mentioned period, the wind will blow with gusts reaching 70 — 80 km/h and blizzard conditions, but also wintry showers are forecast.
Furthermore, in the period between January 10, 23:00 hrs — January 11, 15:00, another six counties in the Moldova and Wallachia regions will be under Code Orange for blizzard and glazed frost. As such, on the night between Tuesday and Wednesday and the first part of Wednesday, the counties of Calarasi, Ialomita, Galati, Buzau and Vrancea, blizzards are expected, with winds reaching 70 — 80 km/h in gusts, blowing away snow and reducing visibility under 50 meters.
On the other hand, in the interval between January 10, 21:00 hrs — January 11, 21:00, a Code Yellow will be in force for extreme weather conditions. In the mentioned interval, snowfall will engulf the Eastern part of the country, starting from the south-east extremity. In most parts of Wallachia and Moldova, as well as in the Southeastern Carpathians and, temporarily, in Dobrogea, there will be moderate snowfall, with the wind picking up to 50-60 km/h, creating blizzard-like conditions.
The counties under Code Yellow are Iasi, Bacau, Vaslui, Vrancea, Buzau, Prahova, Dambovita, Giurgiu, Teleorman and Bucharest. More…