Orange heat wave code: Temperatures of 39 degrees to hit most of the country

UNBEARABLE | Nine counties in western country are, until Friday, under the code orange for heat and thermal discomfort, with temperatures that can reach 39 degrees Celsius, while for other regions a code yellow alert is valid, according to the National Meteorology Administration (ANM).

Counties under code orange: Satu Mare, Bihor, Arad, Alba, Hunedoara, Timis, Caras-Severin, Mehedinti and Dolj. The warning is valid  Tuesday to Friday in the Banat, Crisana, Oltenia and Transylvania regions, were hot weather will continue and will intensify.

Thermal discomfort will still be very high, temperature and humidity index (THI) will meet and exceed the threshold of 80 units on wide areas. Maximum temperatures will often reach 37-38 degrees and 39 isolated, especially on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. In the rest of the country, the weather will be hot with maximum temperatures of 35-37 degrees Celsius.

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