Gone with the flood

Hundreds of households have been flooded in southwestern Romania forcing nearly 300 people out of their homes.

In Resita, Caras Severin county (SW Romania) it rained for almost 24-hours. A red code alert was issued for Barzava river, which overflowed. Flash floods in Salaj county (Western Romania) also swept away a woman and her two children who were riding in a horse-cart, killing one of the children.