The meteorologists with the National Weather Administration (ANM) on Friday issued a Code Yellow alert for heat and storms in 26 counties, Saturday and Sunday.
According to the ANM, from 18 June, 9 am to 19 June, 9 am, the southwest, centre and northeast of Romania alongside the mountain area, the atmospheric instability will go very abrupt, with torrential rain, frequent lightning, wind intensification with storm and hail.
The ANM specialists say that in the southern area, the weather will maintain its scorching heat character, with maximum temperature rd 36 degress Celsius, thermal discomfort and the temperature-humidity index exceeding frequently the critical threshold of 80 units.
The Saturday through Sunday night will be tropical.
The rains could bring Saharan dust to the ground, although in low concentrations.