The Environment Ministry in Bucharest renewed its warning of high flood risk in four counties in South and Central Romania on Sunday after two days of floods that resulted in extensive damages across the country. The latest warning focused on the counties of Brasov, Covasna, Ialomita and Brahova, which are already affected by rising water levels along several rivers.
A lower risk of floods also remains in the counties of Timis, Dolj, Giurgiu and Braila as well as areas in Covasna and Brasov..
Heavy rain, violent storms and even snow falls affected 38 towns in 10 counties over the past weekend, according to the latest official toll. Some 150 houses and 800 hectares of agricultural land as well as 21 kilometers of roads were affected by floods over the past several days.
HotNews.ro, Mar 26, 2007