Businessman Dinel Staicu (Nutu), sentenced to seven years of prison for fraud was captured by Hungarian police officers, judicial sources declared, quoted by Romanian news agency Mediagax. Two weeks ago, Dinel Staicu was sentenced to seven years of prison but the businessman flee the country.
Approximately 65% of the Romanians believe their family's situation is going to worsen in the following 12 months, as GfK Trust Barometer indicates. One year ago, the same survey said the same thing about 30% about Romania's residents. Only 6% of those who answered the GfK questionnaire hope to have a better situation within a year's time, while 23% expect everything to stay as it is.
The National Meteorology Administration has issued a new orange code warning for rain in Maramures county (North Romania) and in the mountainous region, in Suceava (N), Neamt (N-E), Bistrita-Nasaud (N), Mures (Central-North) and Harghita (Central-North). Here rain quantities will reach above 60-70 litres per square meters. The warning became valid on Wednesday, July 7, at 8 o'clock and will end at 9 pm.
Romania has not asked for the activation of the EU civil protection mechanism up to now, EC spokesperson Ferran Tarradellas told Hotnews.ro. Authorities in Bucharest can request support from the EU's centre for emergency situations. The help would consist in technical aid, such as inflatable dams or electricity generators etc., which could be provided by the member states. Plus, specialists from EU member states could assist the Romanian authorities in their fight against floods.
The road traffic is heavy on several important thoroughfares in Bucharest where adds up to the high number of cars to cause more problems, the Bucharest Road Police Brigade announces, according to Mediafax. Heavy traffic is experienced on Heroes’ Boulevard, Razoare Street, Carol I Boulevard, Union Piata – Victory Piata, Splaiul Independentei towards Union Piata, Bucur Obor - Stefan cel Mare Road - Calea Dorobantilor, South Piata and Iuliu Maniu Boulevard.
Weather specialists have issued a new yellow code warning for the period starting June 21, 19 o'clock to June 22, 9am, addressing heavy rains, flushes of lightning and thunders, strong winds and hail. According to the National Meteorological administration, the affected areas are Banat (West), Oltenia (South), West and North Muntenia (Central-South) and the Muntenian and Western Carpathians.
Approximately 300 Romanians will travel to South Africa to see teams competing for the World Football Coup, Romanian news agency Mediafax informs. The economic crisis and the fact that the Romanian team failed to qualify have led to a reduce number of people that will travel from Romania to South Africa to see the final tour live. The minimum price for a return flight, housing and a ticket is 2,500 euros.