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Section of Bulgaria's Trakia Highway Flooded

The Regional Directorate of the Interior Ministry in Plovdiv warned that a section of the Trakia highway has been flooded, Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 13:59 | Viewed: 541

Emergency in Bulgaria's Mizia Lifted

Authorities have revoked the 44-day-long state of emergency in Mizia announced after flash floods severely hit the northwestern town.

Society » Incidents | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 13:12 | Viewed: 437

State of Emergency Declared in Bulgaria's Sliven After Heavy Rains

State of emergency was declared in the southeastern Bulgarian city of Sliven and several settlements in the region due to the heavy rains, Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 13:08 | Viewed: 1108

Scientists Blame Negligence for Floods

Members of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) believe that the main cause of the devastating floods in Bulgaria is human negligence, not the torrential rains.

Society » Incidents | September 8, 2014, Monday // 18:59 | Viewed: 953

Bulgaria's Maritsa River Levee Breaks, Ten Houses Evacuated

A Maritsa river levee near Bulgaria's Dimitrovgrad village of Raynovo broke on Sunday, causing the evacuation of ten houses.

Society » Incidents | September 7, 2014, Sunday // 15:35 | Viewed: 1249

Number of Burgas Flood Victims Climbs To Three

Authorities report of a third victim of the floods in the Burgas region on Friday night.

Society » Incidents | September 6, 2014, Saturday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1670

President Rosen Plevneliev Urges For Preventive Measures Against Floods

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev extended his condolences to the families of the victims of the latest floods in the Burgas region and pledged all state efforts.

Society » Incidents | September 6, 2014, Saturday // 12:36 | Viewed: 773

Floods In Burgas Region Claim Second Life

The young woman that went missing in the floods overnight in Burgas region has been found drowned, Interior Ministry Svetlozar Lazarov told the BNT public broadcaster.

Society » Incidents | September 6, 2014, Saturday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1725

Floods In South Eastern Bulgaria, One Victim, One Missing

One woman drowned and a young woman is missing after the torrential rains on the southern parts of Bulgaria's sea coast, said Burgas Mayor Dimitar Nikolov.

Society » Incidents | September 6, 2014, Saturday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1473

Torrential Rains Cause New Flash Floods Across Bulgaria

Severe weather conditions are causing alarm among local inhabitants throughout Bulgaria, just hours after floods hit the town of Berkovitsa in the country's north-west.

Society » Incidents | September 5, 2014, Friday // 16:03 | Viewed: 1361

State of Emergency Declared In Berkovitsa

State of emergency was declared in Bulgaria's north western town of Berkovitsa Thursday night, after torrential rains flooded part of the town, reports Nova TV.

Society » Incidents | September 5, 2014, Friday // 07:49 | Viewed: 1037

2.8-Strong Earthquake Jolts Bulgaria's Pernik

A 2.8-magniture quake has rattled the Bulgarian town of Pernik near Sofia.

Society » Incidents | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 09:11 | Viewed: 693

Bison Dies in Sofia Zoo

A bison was found dead on Monday morning at the Sofia Zoo, authorities say.

Society » Incidents | September 1, 2014, Monday // 16:14 | Viewed: 978

Ukrainian Cargo Plane Crashes in Algeria’s Sahara

An Ukrainian cargo plane with seven people on board crashed in Algeria’s far south early on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | August 30, 2014, Saturday // 15:47 | Viewed: 2105

Bulgarian Student Killed In Hit And Run In North Carolina

A Bulgarian exchange student was killed in a hit and run accident in North Carolina, reports the local TV channel WTKR.

Society » Incidents | August 27, 2014, Wednesday // 08:42 | Viewed: 1769

Another Animal Dies In Sofia Zoo

A baby capricorn died in the Sofia zoo on Tuesday, reports the bTV national channel.

Society » Incidents | August 27, 2014, Wednesday // 07:52 | Viewed: 1478

Sofia Zoo Temporarily Closed Due to Death of Animals

The Sofia Zoo is closed temporarily, by an order of Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova.

Society » Incidents | August 25, 2014, Monday // 18:44 | Viewed: 1499

Fire Destroys Part Of International Children's Kranevo Summer Camp

A large fire on Thrusday evening destroyed part of the International Children's Kranevo Summer Camp, north of Bulgaria's Varna.

Society » Incidents | August 16, 2014, Saturday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1401

Police Breaks By Mistake Into Home of Pensioners, Excuse Themselves

Police broke into the home of a 90-year-old pensioner and his wife in Bulgaria's town of Oryahovo early on Tuesday morning, reports the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society » Incidents | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1271

Dam Failure at 2 Reservoirs Most Likely Cause of Floods in NW Bulgaria

Rupturing in the walls of two dams in the northwestern Vratsa district caused the deadly flooding in the town of Mizia in early August.

Society » Incidents | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 11:55 | Viewed: 1017

Bulgaria's Flood-Stricken Mizia Suffers from Water Shortage

The town of Mizia, where low-lying parts are still under water after last week's flash flood, is already facing scarcity of drinking water, authorities warn.

Society » Incidents | August 10, 2014, Sunday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1124