Eighteen Bulgarian cities have “extremely polluted” air in the past several days, shows data of the Executive Environment Agency, reports Nova TV.
Bulgaria's performance in the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2015 was ranked as “poor”.
The Ministry of Environment and Water warned on Sunday that the levels of Maritsa river, in its middle and lower course, and that of river Tundzha are to remain high until December 12.
A 2.5-manginude earthquake was registered around 9 pm on Saturday in Sofia, according to reports of the National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy, and Geography at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
The state of emergency declared after heavy flooding in two Bulgarian municipalities this week is set to remain in force on Saturday, authorities say.
The Mayor of the southeastern Bulgarian town of Elhovo, Petar Kirov, has urged locals to prepare for evacuation as the water level of the Tundzha River nears the critical level.
Following a day of torrential rains, some parts in Bulgaria have been heavily flooded with several rivers and dams overflowing on Thursday.
A code yellow warning for snow and ice in northern Bulgaria on Sunday has been issued.
The average temperatures in December will be around the norm – from around 4 to -5° in the various parts of the country, said Bulgaria's Meteorology Institute in its monthly forecast.
Bulgaria has no official data on the correlation between air pollution and health, said the director of the Executive Environment Agency Vanya Grigorova, quoted by Dnevnik.
The Maritsa Iztok-2 Thermal Power Plant (TPP) is topping by far a European list of the continent's most pollutive industrial facilities, a report published Tuesday shows.
Over a meter of snow could fall in the area of Buffalo in the north-west of New York, meteorologists say.
The National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has issued code orange weather alert over heavy rain and thunder for the districts of Targovishte, Razgrad, Shumen, Silistra, Burgas, Yambol, and Sliven.
Bulgaria's Environment Ministry warns of expected rise of water levels in the rivers, reports Dnevnik.
The EU’s Economic and Financial Affairs Council is expected to approve the proposal of the European Commission for granting Bulgaria EUR 10 million in aid for flood damage.
Bulgaria's Rhodope Mountaines became the seventh area, part of the Rewilding Europe initiative.
Bulgaria’s new Environment Minister, Ivelina Vasileva, has vowed to keep the 2012 moratorium on the exploration and production of shale gas through hydraulic fracturing.
Rains and high waters of rivers expected in the south of Bulgaria and the north of Greece have prompted the Environment Ministry in Sofia to issue a warning for Saturday.
Burgas District Governor Pavel Marinov has informed that a total of over BGN 13 M is necessary to cover flood damage in the region.
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