Bulgaria's Main Ports Closed Due to Gusty Winds

Business | October 28, 2012, Sunday // 17:11| Views: 711 | Comments: 0
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Bulgaria's Varna and Burgas ports - the country's chief sea ports - have been closed down Sunday due to heavy winds.

Sunday Bulgaria's National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology warned that high south winds will blow across much of the country's territory.

Code red for extremely dangerous weather has been called for Smolyan and Kardzhali regions, with code orange placed on the rest of Bulgaria's south.

Heavy precipitation is also expected in some areas of southern Bulgaria.

Ports in Varna and Burgas have been closed for all vessels. Wind gusts there have reached 8-10 m/sec.

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