Code Orange and Yellow flood alert issued for 10 river basins till Saturday afternoon
The National Institute of Hydrology and Water Management updated the Code Orange and Code Yellow for flood alert on Friday, to come in effect this afternoon and last till Saturday at 4 pm.
The ten river basins with flood risk are Timis, Barzava, Moravita, Caras, Nera, Cerna (south-western Romania), Upper and Lower Jiu, Olt, Lower Prahova (southern Romania), Middle and Lower Putna (eastern Romania).
During the aforementioned period, massive flowing will occur on slopes, rapids, streams, non-surveyed rivers, as well as higher debits and heights on rivers, over the flood defence level.
These phenomena can also occur on some minor tributaries of the rivers in question and on the unsurveyed waters.