BUCHAREST, Romania -- Sub zero weather in Romania has claimed 11 lives over the past several days, health authorities announced on Monday (December 21st). Across the Balkans, night temperatures plunged to -20 degrees Celsius. Winter storms and heavy snow have paralysed life many areas. In Serbia, dozens of cars remained stuck on roads, while in Croatia, rail traffic has been disrupted. Cold weather caused power cuts in about 130 towns and villages in Bulgaria.