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Bulgaria Basks in Sunshine as Mercury Zooms up to 24C

Temperatures in Bulgaria during the Easter holidays are forecast to reach 24C to delight the people, who are eagerly expecting a warm spell after the long winter, the late snowfalls and the gloomy, cold weather from the beginning of the week.

Society » Environment | April 22, 2011, Friday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1748

Bulgaria to Enjoy Warm, Sunny Weather for Easter

The weather forecast for entire Bulgaria for the Easter holiday is for warm and sunny weather, according to the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS.

Society » Environment | April 21, 2011, Thursday // 09:48 | Viewed: 2119

6 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Downpours

Code yellow has been declared in six Bulgarian regions over the forecast of heavy rain, the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, informs.

Society » Environment | April 19, 2011, Tuesday // 10:58 | Viewed: 1632

Spring Snow Reported in Bulgaria's Smolyan

Less than a week before Easter, and two weeks before the end of April, Bulgarians in the Rhodope Mountains woke up under a cover of fresh snow.

Society » Environment | April 18, 2011, Monday // 08:58 | Viewed: 1918

Mild Quake Rattles Southern Bulgaria Again

A light earthquake has been felt near the South-Western Bulgarian town of Gotse Dlechev early on Thursday morning.

Society » Environment | April 14, 2011, Thursday // 09:42 | Viewed: 1469

Spring Snow Surprises Bulgaria Capital Sofia

On Thursday morning, just ten days before Easter, people in western Bulgaria, including the capital of Sofia, and the mountainous regions across the country woke up to a thin cover of fresh snow.

Society » Environment | April 14, 2011, Thursday // 08:12 | Viewed: 1588

Scattered Rains Set in Bulgaria

After the relatively high temperatures earlier this month, Bulgaria will be hit on Wednesday by a wave of cooler air and rains.

Society » Environment | April 13, 2011, Wednesday // 13:41 | Viewed: 1317

Spring Snow Surprises Parts of Bulgaria

Two weeks before Easter, people in northeastern Bulgaria and the Rhodope mountains woke up under a cover of fresh snow.

Society » Environment | April 11, 2011, Monday // 10:54 | Viewed: 2157

Bulgarian Firefighters Tame Wild Fire near Bansko

The mountain wild fire above the village of Gostun has been tamed and there is no danger of it spreading any further Monday morning.

Society » Environment | April 11, 2011, Monday // 10:25 | Viewed: 1938

Huge Wild Fire Rages near Bulgaria's Bansko Resort

A huge wild fire is reported Sunday between the villages of Gostun and Osenovo in the municipality of Bulgaria's mountain resort of Bansko.

Society » Environment | April 10, 2011, Sunday // 11:04 | Viewed: 2443

Gusty Wind Warning Lifted All Over Bulgaria

Meteorologists from the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, have lifted Sunday strong wind codes yellow and orange for the entire country.

Society » Environment | April 10, 2011, Sunday // 10:19 | Viewed: 2534

Gusty Wind Knocks Passenger Tube at Sofia Airport

The strong wind has toppled down a passenger departure-arrival tube at terminal 2 of Sofia International Airport Saturday evening.

Society » Environment | April 10, 2011, Sunday // 10:05 | Viewed: 11174

Bulgaria to Recultivate Sole Dangerous Beach

Regional authorities in Burgas are embarking on a recultivation campaign for the Vromos beach on the southern Black Sea coast, which has been closed due to excessive radiation.

Society » Environment | April 9, 2011, Saturday // 17:16 | Viewed: 2372

High Winds Continue to Blast Bulgaria

The high winds that pestered the whole of the territory of Bulgaria Friday are set to return with full force Saturday afternoon.

Society » Environment | April 9, 2011, Saturday // 11:09 | Viewed: 2072

Bulgaria on Alert over Hurricane-like Winds

Strong winds led 24 of Bulgaria's 28 administrative districts to declare a Code "Yellow" alert, the third highest alert level, on Friday.

Society » Environment | April 8, 2011, Friday // 18:21 | Viewed: 1881

Bulgarian President's Care of Wolf Declared Legal

The she-wolf raised by Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, in the "Kalina" villa in Sofia's Boyana suburb, does not have to be registered with the Regional Directorate for Environment and Waters (RIOSV).

Society » Environment | April 7, 2011, Thursday // 16:51 | Viewed: 1691

Bulgarian Eco-Activists: EU Functionaries Collude with Infringers

The EC delegation sent to review suspected breaches of environmental legislation in Bulgaria took a ride on an "illegal" lift instead of inspecting irregularities around it, stated angered local environmentalists Tuesday.

Society » Environment | April 5, 2011, Tuesday // 17:19 | Viewed: 1748

Bulgaria May Head Toward Subtropical Climate

The average temperatures in Bulgaria's towns and cities has risen by between 1.2 and 2.5 degrees Celsius in the past 2 decades, while a 30% drop has been registered in average rainfall.

Society » Environment | April 5, 2011, Tuesday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1680

Bulgarian Anti-Eco Rally Demands Objectivity from EC

Pro-business demonstrators, holding signs, managed to form a human fence and stop representatives of the European Commission who are checking construction violations in Bulgaria's National "Pirin Park."

Society » Environment | April 4, 2011, Monday // 13:42 | Viewed: 2203

Sofia City Hall Launches Spring Cleaning Campaign

The Sofia City Hall is launching Monday a campaign for the spring cleaning of the Bulgarian capital.

Society » Environment | April 4, 2011, Monday // 09:33 | Viewed: 2112

Greens, Rightists Rally against Bulgaria's Belene Nuclear Plant Project

A couple of hundred environmentalists rallied in downtown Sofia Wednesday night to protest against Bulgaria's anyway troubled Belene nuclear power plant project.

Society » Environment | March 30, 2011, Wednesday // 19:39 | Viewed: 1761
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