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Floods hit Romania, homes severely damaged

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Floods hit Romania, homes severely damaged

Floods hit Romania, homes severely damaged
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Floods have swirled through Romania, damaging as many as 60 towns in 14 counties.

Highways have been closed and hundreds are without electricity or gas. In one area, Slănic-Moldova, more than 300 farms were flooded.

“I did not know what to do. I simply grabbed everything that was valuable and called my neighbours to help,” a local woman said in tears.

The Romanian National Meteorological Administration has issued code orange warnings that warn of “high intensity” rains and water accumulation.