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Bulgarian Environment Ministry Warns of Possible Flash Floods

The Ministry of Environment has warned of expected rise of river water levels mainly in western and central Bulgaria on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 08:03 | Viewed: 918

6 Bulgarian Districts under Code Orange Weather Alert over Heavy Rains

Code orange weather warning over heavy rains has been issued for six Bulgarian districts for September 16, including Montana, Vratsa, Plovdiv, Smolyan, Pazardzhik and Sofia district.

Society » Environment | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 07:27 | Viewed: 1329

Sofia Mayor Orders Constant Monitoring of Waterbodies Over Heavy Rainfalls

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova has ordered constant monitoring of rivers, dams and critical sections due to the potentially dangerous weather conditions and heavy rains.

Society » Environment | September 15, 2014, Monday // 17:05 | Viewed: 937

4 Bulgarian Districts under Code Orange Alert due to Heavy Rains

Code orange weather alert has been issued for four districts in northwestern Bulgaria for September 15 due to torrential rains.

Society » Environment | September 15, 2014, Monday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1292

Berkovitsa Dam Overflowing since Monday, No Risk for People – Mayor

The dam near Bulgaria's north western town of Berkovitsa has been overflowing since Monday but it is under observation, Mayor Dimitranka Kamenova told Focus news agency.

Society » Environment | September 14, 2014, Sunday // 11:10 | Viewed: 756

Environment Ministry Warns Of New Torrential Rains

Bulgaria's Ministry of Environment and Waters warns of new torrential rains in the beginning of next week, reports Vesti.

Society » Environment | September 13, 2014, Saturday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1373

Experts Identify 535 Areas At Risk Of Flooding in Bulgaria

There are 535 areas at risk of flooding in Bulgaria, according to an analysis of the impact of the Rural Development Program on the environment published by the Agriculture Ministry.

Society » Environment | September 12, 2014, Friday // 11:00 | Viewed: 1412

Bulgaria's Environment Minister Bans Unconventional Gas Technologies in Dobrudzha

Bulgaria's caretaker Environment Minister Svetlana Zhekova has issued a ban on the use of unconventional gas exploration and production technologies at license block Vranino-1 in Dobrudzha.

Society » Environment | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1386

Yellow Code Warning Remains in Force on Saturday for 7 Bulgarian Districts

Bulgaria's Chief Directorate Fire Safety and Civil Protection has recommended the implementation of additional preventive measures in areas with intense rainfalls, Friday.

Society » Environment | September 5, 2014, Friday // 19:24 | Viewed: 1217

Bulgaria's Caretaker Environment Minister Bans Construction near Koral Camping

Bulgarian caretaker Environment Minister Svetlana Zhekova has banned construction and installation works in the region of camping site Koral.

Society » Environment | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 17:11 | Viewed: 780

Torrential Rains Cause Floods Throughout Bulgaria

Heavy rains have flooded parts of Bulgaria on Wednesday night, local media outlets report.

Society » Environment | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 11:46 | Viewed: 984

Thunderstorms, Heavy Rains Hit Balkan States in Early September

Torrential rains and gale force winds, thunderstorms and in some places hail, have hit the Balkans in the beginning of September, local media outlets reported, Tuesday.

Society » Environment | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1358

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: 1326

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: 1605

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: 1188

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: 1326

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: 1487

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: 1251

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: 1327

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: 1255

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: 830