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Up to 200 out of 700 Houses in Flood-Hit Mizia Are Still Inhabitable

150 to 200 out of a total of 700 houses in the flood-hit northwestern town of Mizia are inhabitable, according to Mayor Violin Krushovenski.

Society » Environment | August 23, 2014, Saturday // 15:44 | Viewed: 887

5.1 Earthquake Hits Greek Chalkidiki Peninsula

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 on the Richter scale was registered in the southern part of the Greek Kassandra peninsula, Chalkidiki at 8.29 am EEST.

Society » Environment | August 22, 2014, Friday // 09:49 | Viewed: 1442

Minor 2.9-Magnitude Earthquake Registered West of Bulgaria's Smolyan

A minor earthquake measuring 2.9 on the Richter scale was registered in Bulgaria, according to reports of the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

Society » Environment | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 09:29 | Viewed: 1084

WWF Launches River Conservation Campaign in Bulgaria

The international environmental organization WWF launches a national campaign for the conservation of rivers in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | August 19, 2014, Tuesday // 16:18 | Viewed: 1278

Minor 2.4-Magnitude Earthquake Reported in Southern Bulgaria

A weak earthquake measuring 2.4 on the Richter scale was registered between the southern Bulgarian city of Pazardzhik and the town of Septemvri in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Society » Environment | August 17, 2014, Sunday // 10:47 | Viewed: 1473

Brightest Supermoon in 2 Decades to Be Observed Sunday

A full moon which could be seen from across the globe on Sunday will be perceived as 14% larger and 30 percent brighter than usual, scientists say.

Society » Environment | August 10, 2014, Sunday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1218

Code Yellow Warning Issued for Wednesday

Code yellow warning for possible thunder and hailstorms and torrential rains is issued for six regions on Wednesday, said Bulgaria's Environment Ministry.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2014, Tuesday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1286

Flood Death Toll in NW Bulgaria Climbs to 2

The death toll from the floods in the northwestern Bulgarian town of Mizia has climbed to two.

Society » Environment | August 3, 2014, Sunday // 15:39 | Viewed: 1229

Gas Leak Detected on Russian Ferry in Bulgaria's Varna

A liquid petroleum gas leak has been coming out of a 20 tonne tank on the Slavyanin ferry near Bulgaria's port city of Varna, Friday.

Society » Environment | August 1, 2014, Friday // 16:46 | Viewed: 812

Three Minor Earthquakes Hit Bulgaria’s Smolyan Region

Three minor earthquakes have been registered near the town of Smolyan, in southern Bulgaria some 150 km southeast of Sofia, Wednesday afternoon.

Society » Environment | July 31, 2014, Thursday // 10:12 | Viewed: 707

Lab Tests Show Radioactivity in Water Pipe in SW Bulgaria

Tests of the local health inspectorate in Blagoevgrad have indicated the presence of radioactive water in a drinking water pipe in the village of Krastiltsi.

Society » Environment | July 30, 2014, Wednesday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1120

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry Warns of Possible Flash Floods

Bulgaria's Ministry of Environment has warned of expected rise of river water levels throughout the country on Thursday.

Society » Environment | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 11:36 | Viewed: 984

6 Bulgarian Districts Bracing for Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms, Hail

A "code orange" weather alert for heavy rain, thunderstorms, and hail has been declared in six Bulgarian districts, while 19 other districts are under a "code yellow" alert.

Society » Environment | July 22, 2014, Tuesday // 10:10 | Viewed: 1545

Bulgarian Tourism Organizations Sign Environment Protection Memorandum

A general memorandum, prioritizing nature and cultural heritage protection for the development of Bulgarian tourism, will be signed by ecological and tourism organizations.

Society » Environment | July 17, 2014, Thursday // 12:49 | Viewed: 984

Bulgaria's Southern Black Sea Coast Returns to Normal after Floods

State of emergency is to remain in the municipalities of Primorsko, Sozopol and Tsarevo, located along the southern Black Sea coast, Bulgarian authorities say.

Society » Environment | July 17, 2014, Thursday // 10:26 | Viewed: 1358

Code Yellow in 5 Bulgarian Districts over Hail, Torrents Friday

Code Yellow was issued in five districts in Bulgaria, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology with the Bulgarian Academy of Science announced.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2014, Friday // 09:25 | Viewed: 1836

Code Yellow Issued in 7 Districts over Risk of Hail, Thunderstorms

Code Yellow was issued in 7 districts in Bulgaria on Thursday, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology with the Bulgarian Academy of Science announced.

Society » Environment | July 10, 2014, Thursday // 09:40 | Viewed: 1796

Heavy Hailstorm Floods Parts of Bulgaria's Sofia

A powerful hailstorm hit Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia, Tuesday afternoon minutes before 5 o'clock.

Society » Environment | July 8, 2014, Tuesday // 17:21 | Viewed: 7337

Greenpeace Warns of Polluted Reservoirs in Bulgaria's Stara Zagora

Excessive levels of lead, chromium and manganese have been detected by the Greenpeace organization in reservoirs located near power plants in Bulgaria's region of Stara Zagora.

Society » Environment | July 3, 2014, Thursday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1096

Bulgarian Eco Ministry Urges Reservoir Releases Countrywide

Bulgarian Environment Ministry has prescribed the controlled releases of reservoirs countrywide, the new Minister of Environment and Water Stanislav Anastasov informed.

Society » Environment | June 27, 2014, Friday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1085

Code Yellow Issued for Northern, Eastern Bulgaria Over Strong Winds

Code Yellow for strong winds has been issued for fifteen regions in northern and eastern Bulgaria, said Bulgaria's Meteorology and Hydrology Institute, Thursday.

Society » Environment | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 09:42 | Viewed: 818
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