The capital and 29 counties are under an orange Code for heat and severe thermal discomfort on Monday, and a yellow Code will be in effect in 11 other counties, according to the National Meteorological Administration.
In Maramureş, Crişana, Banat, Moldova, southern Oltenia and Muntenia and most of Transylvania, maximum temperatures will generally be 37-39 degrees, and minimums will be between 18 and 26 degrees, so that the discomfort thermal will be accentuated. The temperature-humidity index (ITU) will exceed the critical threshold of 80 units. In these areas, meteorologists have issued an alert of Orange Code.
Also in the east of Transylvania, in Dobrogea and in the north of Muntenia and Oltenia, where it is in force Code Yellow, the thermal discomfort will be high, and the temperature-humidity index (ITU) will exceed the critical threshold of 80 units. The maximum temperatures will generally be between 35 and 37 degrees, and the minimum will be between 17 and 21 degrees.
The heat wave, the heat wave and the accentuated thermal discomfort will persist in the city of Bucharest throughout Monday, and the temperature-humidity index (ITU) will be above the critical threshold of 80 units. The maximum temperatures will be 36 – 39 degrees, and the minimum 17 – 21 degrees. The sky will be mostly clear and the wind will be light to moderate.
Starting from Tuesday, August 29, the heat wave will retreat to the eastern half, meteorologists report.
Editor: Bianca Chirilă