More than 100 roads closed
“Severe winter crushed media’s little “global warming party”, says reader Alex Tanase. “After the warmest December in 50 years, winter came back in Romania big time. We have orange code for blizzard in almost half of the country (Southern Romania). Over 100 roads and schools in several counties are closed. Wind blowing with 80 km/h gusts, snow two meters (almost 7 ft) in some places.”
Red code for snow and blizzard for 3 counties: Braila, Buzau and Vrancea.
Serious car crash in A2 highway, Army is trying to rescue people from the snow, so far nobody is badly injured, thank God :
Authorities are trying to unlock rivers by blowing ice with dynamites to prevent imminent spring flood in villages near river:
Unfortunately, some people didn’t make it:
Thanks to Alex Tanase for these links