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Bulgaria Sees Record-High Temperatures

Temperature records were recorded in Southern Bulgaria and the capital Sofia on Thursday, marking the second period of unusually warm weather since the new year set in.

Society » Environment | January 7, 2010, Thursday // 15:15 | Viewed: 2390

Cold Weather Causes Chaos across Europe, 122 Dead in Poland

Severe winter weather has brought dangerous conditions and transport disruption to parts of Europe.

Society » Environment | January 6, 2010, Wednesday // 19:08 | Viewed: 6266

Bulgaria's Lom Residents On Edge over Danube Flood Worries

The high water level in the Danube is continuing to worry local Lom residents in North Bulgaria after on Monday it was measured at 7,05 meters and is expected to rise at least 20 cm over the coming days.

Society » Environment | January 5, 2010, Tuesday // 13:32 | Viewed: 3785

2 Flights Fail to Land at Sofia Airport over Snow Storm

Two flights have failed to land in Sofia due to the snowy conditions in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia Airport Executive Director, Plamen Stanchev reported Tuesday.

Society » Environment | January 5, 2010, Tuesday // 12:55 | Viewed: 2421

Heavy Bulgaria Snow, Ice Causes Sofia Traffic Chaos

Heavy snow across North and Western Bulgaria has caused traffic delays and has bought much of the capital Sofia to a halt as traffic jams have built up in the city center.

Society » Environment | January 5, 2010, Tuesday // 11:27 | Viewed: 3610

Bulgaria Endures Cold, Heavy Traffic

A freezing cold front swept over much of Bulgaria on Sunday with snowstorms snarling the intensified traffic as the Christmas and New Year holidays are coming to an end.

Society » Environment | January 3, 2010, Sunday // 10:19 | Viewed: 4329

2010 Brings Record-High Temperatures in Bulgaria

Temperature records were seen across Bulgaria on the first day of the new year, marking the second day in a row with unusually warm weather, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) announced.

Society » Environment | January 1, 2010, Friday // 15:49 | Viewed: 8057

Light Earthquake Shakes South Bulgaria

A magnitude 2,9 quake shook the area around the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv on Thursday afternoon at 13:07.

Society » Environment | December 31, 2009, Thursday // 20:07 | Viewed: 3442

Bulgaria Basks in New Year's Eve Heat Wave

Temperature records were seen across Bulgaria on New Year's Eve, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) reported Thursday.

Society » Environment | December 31, 2009, Thursday // 15:53 | Viewed: 3343

The Bulgaria 2009 Review: Environment

Not unlike 2008, 2009 was marked by active environmentalist campaigns, led by the Greens party and a number of different NGOs united in the "For the Nature" Coalition.

Society » Environment | December 30, 2009, Wednesday // 07:47 | Viewed: 1613

Light Earthquake Registered in Bulgaria Pirin Mountain

A light, 2,4 magnitude on the Richter scale earthquake was registered in Bulgaria by the European Seismology Institute Sunday.

Society » Environment | December 27, 2009, Sunday // 13:11 | Viewed: 2317

Christmas Brings Record Warmth to Bulgaria

The Bulgarian cities of Vratsa, Veliko Tarnovo, Varna and Kyustendil registered record high temperatures on Christmas Day.

Society » Environment | December 25, 2009, Friday // 17:28 | Viewed: 2773

Light Earthquake Registered Near Bulgaria’s Varna

A 2,6 magnitude on the Richter scale earthquake was registered on Christmas Day in the Bulgarian Black Sea territorial waters.

Society » Environment | December 25, 2009, Friday // 16:41 | Viewed: 2893

Hurricane-Like Winds Hit Bulgaria's Vratsa

Winds with speeds up to 22 meters per second hit Bulgaria's northern city of Vratsa early Christmas morning.

Society » Environment | December 25, 2009, Friday // 13:25 | Viewed: 3622

Nitrogen Dioxide Chokes Bulgarian City of Stara Zagora

High concentration of nitrogen dioxide in the southern Bulgarian city of Stara Zagora has been reported, triggering the closure of schools and kindergartens.

Society » Environment | December 23, 2009, Wednesday // 09:10 | Viewed: 3665

Bulgaria Environment Minister Promotes Community Service as Punishment

Bulgaria's Environment Minister Nona Karadzhova has declared herself in favor of introducing community service as punishment for persons who pollute residential areas.

Society » Environment | December 21, 2009, Monday // 10:12 | Viewed: 2593

Bulgaria Sees Freezing Temperatures, Complex Weather Situation

All of Bulgaria saw temperatures of below -10 degrees Celsius Monday morning with Sofia being the coldest at -14 degrees.

Society » Environment | December 21, 2009, Monday // 09:45 | Viewed: 2326

River Floods Bulgaria's Black Sea Coast Road

The road between the Bulgarian Black Sea cities of Varna and Burgas has been closed over a flood.

Society » Environment | December 20, 2009, Sunday // 15:48 | Viewed: 3867

Snow Brings Traffic Disruptions in Bulgarian Capital

Bulgaria's capital Sofia woke up Friday morning with a fresh snow cover reaching 8 cm and with continuing snow fall that brought traffic disruptions.

Society » Environment | December 18, 2009, Friday // 10:01 | Viewed: 2510

Bulgaria in Grip of Cold, Snow

Bulgaria awoke Friday morning in a snowy fairytale, but even though the mercury fell below zero, there have been no reports of electricity blackouts or telephone cuts.

Society » Environment | December 18, 2009, Friday // 07:58 | Viewed: 2457

Bulgaria Greens Slam PM for Minor EU Climate Fund Contribution

The Bulgaria Greens Party has criticized the Borisov government for committing only EUR 40 000 to the EUR 7 B EU fund to help developing nations adapt to climate change.

Society » Environment | December 16, 2009, Wednesday // 08:31 | Viewed: 1802
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