Heat wave returns to southern Romania; Bucharest is under code orange


The weather will heat up again in Bucharest and Romania’s southern region in the following days. The regions of Oltenia, Muntenia, Dobrogea, and southern Moldova will be under code yellow for high temperatures on Tuesday, July 28, with maximum air temperatures often reaching 35 to 37 degrees Celsius, according to the National Weather Service.

On Wednesday, July 29, and Thursday, July 30, the weather will get extremely hot in southern Romania, including the capital Bucharest. The weather authority has issued a code orange for extreme heat, as maximum temperatures will be between 38 and 39 degrees Celsius in this region, and could even reach 40 degrees Celsius during the afternoons.

Romania has been affected by a strong heat wave since the beginning of July. The temperatures will likely remain above multi-annual averages throughout August and September, according to an extended forecast of the National Weather Service.

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