Bulgaria Sees Record Heat for 5th Consecutive Day
Five meteorological stations across Bulgaria registered record high temperatures for October 1 on Monday, as the country continues to enjoy a warm fall.
The Northern Bulgarian city of Lovech saw a maximum temperature 34.9 degrees Celsius on Monday, the highest temperature for October 1 in recorded meteorological history, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences announced.
Other Oct. 1 temperature records were set in the southwestern city of Blagoevgrad – 31.6 degrees C, in the town of Dragoman near Sofia – 30 degrees C, in the capital Sofia – 30 degrees C, and at the Black Sea cape of Shabla – 25.4 degrees C.
Monday is the fifth day in a row with fall temperature records in Bulgaria. On Sunday, September 30, the country saw record temperatures at 17 meteorological stations across its territory.
On Saturday, September 29, there were 18 spots with temperature records in Bulgaria.
On Friday, September 28, the temperature records in Bulgaria were 11.
Thursday was the only day without record heat in the past 7 days, as Bulgaria's Plovdiv, the only spot, experienced a record temperature on Wednesday, September 26, and the day before, on Tuesday, September 25, there were again 18 places with record temperatures in Bulgaria.