There is a real and huge threat of wide-spread floods in Bulgaria over the expected snowmelt, experts alarm.
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.
Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather remains in force in Northern and Western Bulgaria on Wednesday due to the persistently low temperatures.
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)
Environmentalists have launched a campaign for the certification of the north-western village of Lyubenovo, Nikopol municipality, as the first bio-village in Bulgaria.
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.
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.
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.
The damage from Wednesday hurricane winds and 5-meter high sea waves on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast is estimated at BGN millions.
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.
All roads in the northern Bulgarian region of Ruse have remained closed throughout Tuesday, as heavy snow with high winds rendered the situation unmanageable.
The Bulgarian State-owned railways BDZ are asking their customers to avoid travel unless there is an absolute emergency.
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.
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.
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