Bucharest.

The bad weather in Romania, which closed schools and roads, canceled trains and caused nightmarish traffic is making the headlines in the Romanian press on Monday.

Southern Romania remains deep in snow and weather forecasters extended the orange code for snowfall and snow storms to 8:00 p.m. on Monday in nine counties in Southern Romania and Bucharest, Romania Libera daily writes.

Prime Minister Emil Boc announced on Sunday that 140 roads were blocked nationwide. The State Secretary in the Interior Ministry Valentin Fatuloiu said 86 people were blocked in the traffic.

On Sunday seven people were injured in a chain crash between some 20 cars on A1 highway from Bucharest to Pitesti. One of them sustains serious injuries. Before that eight cars were involved in another chain crash in the region.

The pupils from first to eighth grades and the children going to kindergartens and nurseries in 12 counties and in Bucharest will stay at home on Monday, and in the afternoon the Education Ministry will decide whether the schools, kindergartens and nurseries will remain closed on Tuesday as well, the newspaper writes.

Closed schools, blocked roads, cancelled trains or nightmarish vehicular traffic. This is the situation on Monday in Southeastern Romania due to the snow storms and snowfall, Evenimentul Zilei daily writes.

Hundreds of people are blocked in their cars close to the city of Lehliu, county of Calarasi. Teams of the Department for Emergency Situations are trying to handle the situation in the region.

Bucharest also is in snowdrifts. On Monday morning the mayor of the Romanian capital city Sorin Oprescu summoned the service for management in winter conditions. He called on the residents of the city to leave their vehicles at home. The winter has left dozens of roads unusable. A1 highway between Bucharest and Pitesti was closed on Sunday evening at 8:00 p.m. and A2 highway also remains closed in its section between Bucharest and Drajna.

Severe winter in Southern Romania, Jurnalul National daily writes. High snowstorms and wind blowing at a speed of more than 70 km/h closed the Highway of the Sun. The Interior Ministry says 89 roads are blocked – two national ones in the counties of Calarasi and Buzau and 87 regional roads. In addition, the power supply was cut in 17 settlements, with 10 of them in the county of Caras-Severin. The traffic on the Danube river has been halted.

Romania under an orange code. Snowstorms and rain, Gandul daily writes. The country’s national weather forecasting agency says Monday is the last day of snowstorms and heavy snowfall. On Tuesday the weather is forecast to improve slightly. It will snow lightly in some places and on February 10 and 11 the temperatures will rise and then it will rain.

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Romanian press: Romania – in deep snowdrifts

Bucharest.

The bad weather in Romania, which closed schools and roads, canceled trains and caused nightmarish traffic is making the headlines in the Romanian press on Monday.

Southern Romania remains deep in snow and weather forecasters extended the orange code for snowfall and snow storms to 8:00 p.m. on Monday in nine counties in Southern Romania and Bucharest, Romania Libera daily writes.

Prime Minister Emil Boc announced on Sunday that 140 roads were blocked nationwide. The State Secretary in the Interior Ministry Valentin Fatuloiu said 86 people were blocked in the traffic.

On Sunday seven people were injured in a chain crash between some 20 cars on A1 highway from Bucharest to Pitesti. One of them sustains serious injuries. Before that eight cars were involved in another chain crash in the region.

The pupils from first to eighth grades and the children going to kindergartens and nurseries in 12 counties and in Bucharest will stay at home on Monday, and in the afternoon the Education Ministry will decide whether the schools, kindergartens and nurseries will remain closed on Tuesday as well, the newspaper writes.

Closed schools, blocked roads, cancelled trains or nightmarish vehicular traffic. This is the situation on Monday in Southeastern Romania due to the snow storms and snowfall, Evenimentul Zilei daily writes.

Hundreds of people are blocked in their cars close to the city of Lehliu, county of Calarasi. Teams of the Department for Emergency Situations are trying to handle the situation in the region.

Bucharest also is in snowdrifts. On Monday morning the mayor of the Romanian capital city Sorin Oprescu summoned the service for management in winter conditions. He called on the residents of the city to leave their vehicles at home. The winter has left dozens of roads unusable. A1 highway between Bucharest and Pitesti was closed on Sunday evening at 8:00 p.m. and A2 highway also remains closed in its section between Bucharest and Drajna.

Severe winter in Southern Romania, Jurnalul National daily writes. High snowstorms and wind blowing at a speed of more than 70 km/h closed the Highway of the Sun. The Interior Ministry says 89 roads are blocked – two national ones in the counties of Calarasi and Buzau and 87 regional roads. In addition, the power supply was cut in 17 settlements, with 10 of them in the county of Caras-Severin. The traffic on the Danube river has been halted.

Romania under an orange code. Snowstorms and rain, Gandul daily writes. The country’s national weather forecasting agency says Monday is the last day of snowstorms and heavy snowfall. On Tuesday the weather is forecast to improve slightly. It will snow lightly in some places and on February 10 and 11 the temperatures will rise and then it will rain.

Read the article on Focus Information Agency (Bulgaria)

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