Bulgaria Covered in Thin Snow, Expects Warmer Period

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Bulgaria: Bulgaria Covered in Thin Snow, Expects Warmer Period The thin snow cover and the cold weather did not stop Sofia residents from taking walks in the parks. Photo by BGNES

The weak snowfall that has spread across Bulgaria will stop by Monday evening, according to weather forecasts.

The temperatures on Monday are -2 C in Sofia, -3 C in the city of Ruse and about 7 C in Ahtopol.

The snow cover in the city of Blagoevgrad has reached 4-5 cm. The temperature is about zero degrees Celsius. Wet snow of about 2 cm has also covered the region of the city of Sliven.

There are rainfalls in the Black Sea towns of Kavarna and Balchik. However, the city of Burgas is covered in 5-6 cm snow.

By Monday night, precipitations across the country will decrease and will stop by Tuesday morning. The temperatures then will be negative in most of the Bulgarian territory, between -5/0 degrees Celisus.

Wednesday will be sunny, but still cold. Temperatures at some parts of the country are expected to fall to -12 C.

Thursday will mark the beginning of a warmer period. On Sunday, the minimum temperatures will be around zero, while during the day, the weather will be warmer than the average for the month. Temperatures will reach 10-12 C.

There are good conditions for mountain tourism. The temperatures in the winter resorts will range between -6/0 degrees Celsius. The snow cover is of about 3 cm.

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