Code Orange Warning Issued in Bulgaria's Sofia, 3 Other Regions

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Bulgaria: Code Orange Warning Issued in Bulgaria's Sofia, 3 Other Regions File photo, BGNES

Bulgaria's weather authorities have issued a Code Orange alert for Sunday with low temperatures expected in four Bulgarian regions.

The capital Sofia, Sofia-Region, Pernik and Kyustendil are affected.

Minimum temperatures will likely go below -21 degrees in the regions, according to the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology.

Maximum ones will not rise beyond -12 degrees, meteorologists say.

A Code Yellow warning - a lower degree of alert - is in force for the rest of Bulgaria, where the weather will be mostly cloudy.

Temperatures there may fall to -16 degrees, with maximum ones ranging between a negative 1 and a negative 7.


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