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Bulgaria under Flood Alert over Snowmelt

There is a real and huge threat of wide-spread floods in Bulgaria over the expected snowmelt, experts alarm.

Society » Environment | February 19, 2012, Sunday // 11:36 | Viewed: 4415

700 Beehives Struck Down by Flood-Swollen Bulgarian River

Some 700 beehives were swept away by the swollen Maritsa River last week, according to Toshko Todorov from the district office of the Bulgarian Beekeeping Union.

Society » Environment | February 15, 2012, Wednesday // 16:22 | Viewed: 2176

North, West Bulgaria under Code Yellow for Severe Cold

Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather remains in force in Northern and Western Bulgaria on Wednesday due to the persistently low temperatures.

Society » Environment | February 15, 2012, Wednesday // 08:19 | Viewed: 1423

Bulgaria Remains under Code Yellow over Freeze

Code yellow for inclement winter weather has been issued for several Bulgarian regions Tuesday, according to the forecast of the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS)

Society » Environment | February 14, 2012, Tuesday // 08:36 | Viewed: 1537

Snowfall Disrupts Bulgarian Railways Traffic

The Bulgarian State-owned railways BDZ schedule is experiencing disruptions and delays Monday over the new snowfall.

Society » Environment | February 13, 2012, Monday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1402

Environmentalists Launch Campaign to Certify 1st Bulgarian Bio-Village

Environmentalists have launched a campaign for the certification of the north-western village of Lyubenovo, Nikopol municipality, as the first bio-village in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | February 13, 2012, Monday // 12:24 | Viewed: 1847

Bulgaria Gripped by New Heavy Snowfall

A new heavy snowfall has gripped Bulgaria at the start of the week, accompanied by strong winds in western and northern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | February 13, 2012, Monday // 10:38 | Viewed: 2177

2 Weak Quakes Registered Near Bulgarian Capital

Two very minor earthquakes have been registered in the small hours Monday near Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | February 13, 2012, Monday // 08:23 | Viewed: 750

Bulgaria Braces for More Snow, Cold

Bulgaria's exceptionally cold and snowy winter weather is expected to continue on Sunday, as a number of regions have been alarmed for potential danger.

Society » Environment | February 12, 2012, Sunday // 10:40 | Viewed: 2974

Danube River Freezes over Bulgaria’s Silistra

The Bulgarian section of the Danube River completely froze over during the course of Friday night into Saturday.

Society » Environment | February 11, 2012, Saturday // 11:49 | Viewed: 2257

Northern Bulgaria still under Code Orange over Polar Cold

Twelve regions in northern Bulgaria remain under code orange over extremely low temperatures, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) has announced.

Society » Environment | February 11, 2012, Saturday // 10:46 | Viewed: 1456

17 Bulgarian Regions still under Code Orange over Polar Cold

Seventeen Bulgarian regions remain under code orange over extremely low temperatures, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) has announced.

Society » Environment | February 10, 2012, Friday // 09:31 | Viewed: 1633

2 Mild Earthquakes Felt in Southeastern Bulgaria

Two mild earthquakes were felt in the first hour of Friday morning in the area of the towns of Elhovo and Topolovgrad in southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | February 10, 2012, Friday // 09:22 | Viewed: 1434

NGOs Demand Ban on Black Sea Turbot Fishing

Greenpeace Bulgaria and the Bulgarian "Za Zemiata" (For the Earth) organization have demanded that a moratorium be implemented on turbot fishing in the Black Sea for a period of one year.

Society » Environment | February 9, 2012, Thursday // 18:29 | Viewed: 1056

Winter 'Hurricane' Causes Severe Damage on Bulgaria's Coast

The damage from Wednesday hurricane winds and 5-meter high sea waves on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast is estimated at BGN millions.

Society » Environment | February 9, 2012, Thursday // 15:18 | Viewed: 3612

Bulgarian Danube Expected to Freeze Over

The Bulgarian section of the Danube River is expected to completely freeze over during the course of Thursday.

Society » Environment | February 9, 2012, Thursday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1223

Bulgaria at Risk of Snowmelt Flooding in end-February

The southern Bulgarian regions of Haskovo, Harmanli, Galabovo, Svilengrad and Kardzhali are under threat of floods resulting from the melting of snow in end-Februay and the beginning of March.

Society » Environment | February 9, 2012, Thursday // 09:34 | Viewed: 2200

Blizzards Engulf NE Bulgaria as South Gets Flooded

All roads in the northern Bulgarian region of Ruse have remained closed throughout Tuesday, as heavy snow with high winds rendered the situation unmanageable.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 17:27 | Viewed: 4504

Bulgarian Railways Warn Passengers to Avoid Travel

The Bulgarian State-owned railways BDZ are asking their customers to avoid travel unless there is an absolute emergency.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 16:24 | Viewed: 1773

N Greece Declares Emergency after Bulgarian Floods

Greece has declared an emergency situation in the northern Evros province after heavy rains and melting snow caused the great Evros river to come out of its banks.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 16:04 | Viewed: 2392

Flood-Hit Bulgarian Village under Threat of Second Dam Failure

There is a threat of a second dam wall failure in the vicinity of the village of Biser, the press office of the Interior Ministry said in a statement Tuesday noon.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 14:28 | Viewed: 3380
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