The National Hydro Institute issued a code yellow alert for heavy rains and possible rises above the critical level of rivers in the counties of Valcea, Mehedinti, Gorj and Dolj. The alert will be valid from January 28 to January 29, 14:00h.

The rain on Wednesday night was over 25 liters per square meter in less than three hours, in several areas. The critical flood level will be approached on the following rivers: Cernovat (in Mehedinti), Orlea (in Gorj), Motru (on several segments), Desnatui (between Calugarei and Dragoia) and Bistrita (in Valcea).