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6 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Downpours

Code yellow has been declared in six Bulgarian regions over the forecast of heavy rain, the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, informs.

Society » Environment | April 19, 2011, Tuesday // 10:58 | Viewed: 1646

Spring Snow Reported in Bulgaria's Smolyan

Less than a week before Easter, and two weeks before the end of April, Bulgarians in the Rhodope Mountains woke up under a cover of fresh snow.

Society » Environment | April 18, 2011, Monday // 08:58 | Viewed: 1943

Mild Quake Rattles Southern Bulgaria Again

A light earthquake has been felt near the South-Western Bulgarian town of Gotse Dlechev early on Thursday morning.

Society » Environment | April 14, 2011, Thursday // 09:42 | Viewed: 1480

Spring Snow Surprises Bulgaria Capital Sofia

On Thursday morning, just ten days before Easter, people in western Bulgaria, including the capital of Sofia, and the mountainous regions across the country woke up to a thin cover of fresh snow.

Society » Environment | April 14, 2011, Thursday // 08:12 | Viewed: 1600

Scattered Rains Set in Bulgaria

After the relatively high temperatures earlier this month, Bulgaria will be hit on Wednesday by a wave of cooler air and rains.

Society » Environment | April 13, 2011, Wednesday // 13:41 | Viewed: 1334

Spring Snow Surprises Parts of Bulgaria

Two weeks before Easter, people in northeastern Bulgaria and the Rhodope mountains woke up under a cover of fresh snow.

Society » Environment | April 11, 2011, Monday // 10:54 | Viewed: 2177

Bulgarian Firefighters Tame Wild Fire near Bansko

The mountain wild fire above the village of Gostun has been tamed and there is no danger of it spreading any further Monday morning.

Society » Environment | April 11, 2011, Monday // 10:25 | Viewed: 1972

Huge Wild Fire Rages near Bulgaria's Bansko Resort

A huge wild fire is reported Sunday between the villages of Gostun and Osenovo in the municipality of Bulgaria's mountain resort of Bansko.

Society » Environment | April 10, 2011, Sunday // 11:04 | Viewed: 2457

Gusty Wind Warning Lifted All Over Bulgaria

Meteorologists from the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, have lifted Sunday strong wind codes yellow and orange for the entire country.

Society » Environment | April 10, 2011, Sunday // 10:19 | Viewed: 2561

Gusty Wind Knocks Passenger Tube at Sofia Airport

The strong wind has toppled down a passenger departure-arrival tube at terminal 2 of Sofia International Airport Saturday evening.

Society » Environment | April 10, 2011, Sunday // 10:05 | Viewed: 11232

Bulgaria to Recultivate Sole Dangerous Beach

Regional authorities in Burgas are embarking on a recultivation campaign for the Vromos beach on the southern Black Sea coast, which has been closed due to excessive radiation.

Society » Environment | April 9, 2011, Saturday // 17:16 | Viewed: 2386

High Winds Continue to Blast Bulgaria

The high winds that pestered the whole of the territory of Bulgaria Friday are set to return with full force Saturday afternoon.

Society » Environment | April 9, 2011, Saturday // 11:09 | Viewed: 2091

Bulgaria on Alert over Hurricane-like Winds

Strong winds led 24 of Bulgaria's 28 administrative districts to declare a Code "Yellow" alert, the third highest alert level, on Friday.

Society » Environment | April 8, 2011, Friday // 18:21 | Viewed: 1975

Bulgarian President's Care of Wolf Declared Legal

The she-wolf raised by Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, in the "Kalina" villa in Sofia's Boyana suburb, does not have to be registered with the Regional Directorate for Environment and Waters (RIOSV).

Society » Environment | April 7, 2011, Thursday // 16:51 | Viewed: 1708

Bulgarian Eco-Activists: EU Functionaries Collude with Infringers

The EC delegation sent to review suspected breaches of environmental legislation in Bulgaria took a ride on an "illegal" lift instead of inspecting irregularities around it, stated angered local environmentalists Tuesday.

Society » Environment | April 5, 2011, Tuesday // 17:19 | Viewed: 1762

Bulgaria May Head Toward Subtropical Climate

The average temperatures in Bulgaria's towns and cities has risen by between 1.2 and 2.5 degrees Celsius in the past 2 decades, while a 30% drop has been registered in average rainfall.

Society » Environment | April 5, 2011, Tuesday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1690

Bulgarian Anti-Eco Rally Demands Objectivity from EC

Pro-business demonstrators, holding signs, managed to form a human fence and stop representatives of the European Commission who are checking construction violations in Bulgaria's National "Pirin Park."

Society » Environment | April 4, 2011, Monday // 13:42 | Viewed: 2233

Sofia City Hall Launches Spring Cleaning Campaign

The Sofia City Hall is launching Monday a campaign for the spring cleaning of the Bulgarian capital.

Society » Environment | April 4, 2011, Monday // 09:33 | Viewed: 2135

Greens, Rightists Rally against Bulgaria's Belene Nuclear Plant Project

A couple of hundred environmentalists rallied in downtown Sofia Wednesday night to protest against Bulgaria's anyway troubled Belene nuclear power plant project.

Society » Environment | March 30, 2011, Wednesday // 19:39 | Viewed: 1770

New Mild Quake Rattles Bulgaria

A new earthquake has been felt in the South-Eastern town of Yambol just a day after five tremors were registered in the course of 24 hours on Bulgarian territory, officials announced.

Society » Environment | March 30, 2011, Wednesday // 18:08 | Viewed: 3030

Bulgarian Expats to Take Part in Unofficial Online Census

The Bulgarians living abroad will be able to participate in an unofficial online census that was launched on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 15:14 | Viewed: 2682
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