- Title: ROMANIA: Heavy snow sweeps across the country
- Date: 8th February 2010
- Summary: BUCHAREST, ROMANIA (FEBRUARY 7, 2010) (REUTERS) ONE OF THE MAIN BOULEVARDS COVERED WITH SNOW SNOW VEHICLES PASSING BY A WOMAN WAITING TO CROSS THE STREET CARS ON STREET VARIOUS OF PEOPLE CLEANING THEIR CARS MAN PUSHING A CAR TRAM ON SNOWY STREET DOG IN THE SNOW BARKING AND WAGGING TAIL
- Embargoed: 23rd February 2010 12:00
- Location: Romania
- Country: Romania
- Topics: Weather
- Reuters ID: LVA8BP5IE0S9WYCXAEHLLPXHHSVW
- Story Text: Heavy snow, continued to blanket large parts of Romania on Sunday causing travel chaos.
Large parts of Romania were under a thick blanket of snow on Sunday (February 7) as the extreme weather continued to cause chaos throughout the country.
The main highway in Bucharest was closed, along with over 150 local roads. Police and emergency services have so far rescued 70 passengers from 38 cars
which were trapped out on the roads. Most of Romania's train service has been suspended and several villages remained without electricity.
Meteorologists said the snow is expected to continue into the week.
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