Six Romanians died because of extreme heat while 600 persons fainted in the streets at temperatures over 40 degrees Celsius.

The Emergency Service is overwhelmed by requests in many counties, while in Bucharest the Ambulance receives 1 phone call/minute.

The physicians recommend the population to avoid excessive exposure to sun, coffee and alcohol, and to drink at least 2 litters of water/day. The trains will work at reduced speed and vehicles over 7.5 tones are banned during the rush hours.