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Ban on Beach Camping 'Unconstitutional', Bulgaria President Says

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will refer a ban on beach camping adopted by MPs to the constitutional court, his press office has said.

Society » Environment | March 12, 2016, Saturday // 15:17 | Viewed: 6468

Abundant Rainfall Causes Flooding in Bulgaria's Kazanlak

The abundant rainfall caused a flooding in the Bulgarian town of Kazanlak overnight after the Stara reka river burst its banks.

Society » Environment | May 26, 2016, Thursday // 11:06 | Viewed: 4801

Earthquake near Sandanski Jolts Southwestern Bulgaria

An earghquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale shook southwestern Bulgaria on Sunday.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2016, Sunday // 12:16 | Viewed: 2543

Heavy Rains, Thunderstorms Expected in Western Bulgaria on Friday

Torrential rainfall and thunderstorms can be expected across Bulgaria’s western half late on Friday and early Saturday, the country’s weather forecast service has warned.

Society » Environment | May 20, 2016, Friday // 08:06 | Viewed: 3778

Bulgaria's Weather Service Issues Rain, Thunderstorm Warning

A Code Yellow warning is in force on Monday for eleven of Bulgaria's 28 regions, the weather authority says.

Society » Environment | May 16, 2016, Monday // 12:56 | Viewed: 2278

Divers Get 1 T of Waste Out of Waters Near St Anastasia Island

Nearly a ton of waste has been taken out of the sea near the island of St Anastasia, a local club of divers based at the Black Sea has said.

Society » Environment | May 16, 2016, Monday // 08:45 | Viewed: 1869

State of Emergency Declared in Bulgaria’s Northwest Due to Overflowing Dams

State of emergency has been declared in Bulgaria’s northwestern municipalities of Mizia and Hayredin, both in the region of Vratsa, due to overflowing dams.

Society » Environment | May 8, 2016, Sunday // 10:44 | Viewed: 2388

Heavy Rain, Expected in Bulgaria on Tuesday, Hail Possible

Bulgaria's weather service has issued a Code Yellow warning for most of the country, with torrential rains and low temperatures in 25 of its 28 regions.

Society » Environment | May 3, 2016, Tuesday // 07:42 | Viewed: 2649

Bulgaria MPs Revoke Beach Camping Ban in 2nd Reading

Lawmakers have reversed a ban on beach camping out of specially designated place which was voted earlier this spring, but sparked protests.

Society » Environment | April 28, 2016, Thursday // 11:55 | Viewed: 2659

Bulgaria's Weather Service Warns of Strong Wind Throughout Bulgaria

A Code Yellow warning has been declared over gale-force winds in Bulgaria for April 26, Tuesday, the national weather service has said.

Society » Environment | April 26, 2016, Tuesday // 08:29 | Viewed: 4549

Code Yellow in Northern Bulgaria over Gale-Force Winds

Strong winds are expected throughout Northern Bulgaria, with authorities having issued a Code Yellow warning for 14 regions.

Society » Environment | April 15, 2016, Friday // 08:31 | Viewed: 4717

Bulgaria's MPs Revoke Ban on Beach Camping

Lawmakers in Bulgaria have approved a proposal by the biggest party GERB that overturns a recently introduced ban on beach camping.

Society » Environment | April 7, 2016, Thursday // 15:04 | Viewed: 6292

Lukoil Bulgaria Refinery to Get Fined over Air Pollution

Lukoil Neftochim, a Burgas-based oil refinery, will be slapped with a fine for contaminating the city's air with hydrogen sulfide, Environment Minister Ivelina Vasileva has said.

Society » Environment | April 1, 2016, Friday // 11:28 | Viewed: 5619

Bulgaria Warns of Intensive Rainfall in Southern Regions on Thursday

Bulgaria’s weather service has issued a Code Yellow alert for five of the country’s southern and southeastern regions, warning of potentially dangerous rainfall in on Thursday.

Society » Environment | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 21:17 | Viewed: 5419

Bulgaria Extends Public Debate on Controversial Changes to Tourism Act until March 28

Discussion of draft changes to the Tourism Act will be extended by two weeks to March 28 due to increased public interest, the Bulgarian Tourism Ministry has announced.

Society » Environment | March 13, 2016, Sunday // 16:29 | Viewed: 6410

New Protest Against Ban on Beach Camping Takes Place in Downtown Sofia

A new protest against the recent ban on beach camping took place in the centre of the Bulgarian capital on Monday evening.

Society » Environment | March 8, 2016, Tuesday // 11:00 | Viewed: 5495

Minor Earthquake Rocks Bulgaria’s Dobrich

An earthquake of magnitude 2.9 on the Richter scale was registered near the northeastern Bulgarian city of Dobrich overnight.

Society » Environment | March 4, 2016, Friday // 12:31 | Viewed: 5115

Protest Held in Sofia over Ban on Beach Camping

Hundreds demonstrated in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Tuesday after Parliament voted to make it illegal to put up tents on the beach.

Society » Environment | March 2, 2016, Wednesday // 08:51 | Viewed: 5812

Record High Temperatures Were Measured in Bulgaria on Tuesday

The unusually high temperatures in Bulgaria for the month of February continued with an absolute record registered on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | February 24, 2016, Wednesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 7842

Strong South Winds Expected in Bulgaria Saturday

Bulgaria’s weather forecast service has warned that strong south-southwest winds are expected in eight regions of eastern and southeastern Bulgaria on Saturday, BGNES reported.

Society » Environment | February 12, 2016, Friday // 21:33 | Viewed: 5484

Bulgaria Warns of Potentially Dangerous Rainfall in Burgas Region  

Bulgaria’s weather forecast service NIMH has issued Code Yellow alert for Burgas Region for Thursday, warning of potentially dangerous rainfall in the night to Friday.

Society » Environment | February 4, 2016, Thursday // 16:35 | Viewed: 5849

Spring-Like Temperatures Expected in Bulgaria This Month

After several cold weeks last month, thermometers in February are expected to hit up to 21 degrees Celsius, the Bulgarian weather service has said.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2016, Monday // 07:28 | Viewed: 5915