After Day of Heavy Rains, Floods Weather in Bulgaria Gets Back to Normal

Society » ENVIRONMENT | December 5, 2014, Friday // 07:36
Bulgaria: After Day of Heavy Rains, Floods Weather in Bulgaria Gets Back to Normal Map of weather warnings in Bulgaria for December 5:

Following a day of torrential rains, some parts of Bulgaria have been heavily flooded with several rivers and dams overflowing on Thursday.

The situation has been worst in Northwestern, Southern and Southeastern Bulgaria, the most affected districts being Vidin, Burgas, Yambol, Haskovo and Sliven.

Some municipalities in the districts of Shumen and Stara Zagora were also affected, especially the municipality of Radnevo, where a state of emergency was declared.

The inhabitants of several villages were evacuated, the railway line between Karnobat and Varna was blocked by a landslide, the border crossing point at Kapitan Andreevo was closed due to a flooding.

The traffic through Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint has been restored on Thursday evening, Focus news agency reports.

A green weather code has been issued for Friday for the territory of the whole country, which means that meteorologists do not expect any dangerous natural phenomena to occur.

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