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Bulgaria Greets Christmas with Record Warm Weather

Unusually high temperatures have set new records in Bulgaria Friday, just before the arrival of Christmas Eve, the country's Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) informs.

Society » Environment | December 24, 2010, Friday // 16:31 | Viewed: 2472

Bulgaria on Alert over High Dust Levels

Dust levels in the air in the capital Sofia, the town of Pernik, twenty kilometres south of Sofia, and the town of Kardzhali, Southern Bulgaria, have hit record highs over the last twenty days, the executive environmental agency said on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | December 22, 2010, Wednesday // 13:18 | Viewed: 1912

Thick Fog Cancels Sofia International Airport Flights

Much of Western and Southern Bulgaria has been gripped by thick fog leading many of the flights of the Sofia International Airport to be canceled.

Society » Environment | December 22, 2010, Wednesday // 08:16 | Viewed: 1953

Total Eclipse of the Moon

A rare total lunar eclipse could be observed Tuesday around the world, the BBC reported.

Society » Environment | December 21, 2010, Tuesday // 13:56 | Viewed: 2254

Bulgaria to Enjoy Spring-Like Christmas

Unusually high temperatures will accompany the winter holidays in Bulgaria, the country's Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology has stated.

Society » Environment | December 20, 2010, Monday // 13:03 | Viewed: 1628

European Airports in Winter Grip

Flights of several airlines between Sofia and London have been canceled Sunday over heavy snow, closing the Heathrow and Gatwick airports in London.

Society » Environment | December 19, 2010, Sunday // 18:22 | Viewed: 3745

Eastern Bulgaria Snowed Under

Four districts in Eastern Bulgaria have declared a "Code Orange" situation amidst heavy snowfall and strong winds continuing for a second day in a row.

Society » Environment | December 17, 2010, Friday // 20:13 | Viewed: 2607

Heavy Snow Closes Bulgaria's Sofia Airport, Varna Port

Heavy snow and strong wind caused the closing of the Sofia International Airport and the port in the Black Sea city of Varna, the Bulgarian News Agency has announced.

Society » Environment | December 17, 2010, Friday // 10:31 | Viewed: 3930

Bulgaria Snowed In Thursday Night

Snowfall has been causing traffic accidents and distruptions all over Bulgaria Thursday and problems are continuing Thursday night.

Society » Environment | December 16, 2010, Thursday // 19:40 | Viewed: 1814

Bulgaria Braces for Snowy Weekend

Snow is falling Thursday morning in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, the regions of Kyustendil, Plovdiv, Pazardzhik, Smolyan and many other parts of western and southwestern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | December 16, 2010, Thursday // 09:21 | Viewed: 2345

Bulgaria Delays Plan on Decreasing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The document, in which Bulgaria will describe the measures for decreasing the greenhouse gas emissions, will be competed by April 2012, the Bulgarian Environment Ministry has announced.

Society » Environment | December 15, 2010, Wednesday // 19:26 | Viewed: 1501

Bulgaria's International E-79 Road Back and Functioning

The international E-79 road connecting Bulgaria with Greece, which partially collapsed in the beginning of December 2010, has been fully repaired and is already functioning.

Society » Environment | December 15, 2010, Wednesday // 11:29 | Viewed: 1976

Bulgarian Environmentalists March to Save Pirin

Bulgarian environmentalists will stage a protest Wednesday in downtown Sofia dedicated to the protection of the Pirin mountain region in Southwest Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | December 15, 2010, Wednesday // 08:33 | Viewed: 1722

80 People Injured on Bulgarian Capital's Icy Streets

The main hospital in Sofia 'Pirogov' has received 80 people with snow-related injuries so far on Tuesday after due to the icy conditions in the Bulgarian capital.

Society » Environment | December 14, 2010, Tuesday // 20:17 | Viewed: 1761

Thin Snow Covers Bulgaria

Thin snow of up to 5 cm will cover the bigger part of the country, according to weather forecasts by Bulgarian meteorologists.

Society » Environment | December 13, 2010, Monday // 11:13 | Viewed: 2091

Bulgaria Braces for First String of Cold Winter Days

Bulgaria faces its first cold week in the new winter season, after temperatures dropped severely Thursday evening.

Society » Environment | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 19:28 | Viewed: 1450

Bulgaria PM to Govt: Will Snow Catch You with Pants Down?

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has brandished plans to make sure everyone does his job properly so that the authorities are not "surprised" by the first heavy snow this year.

Society » Environment | December 10, 2010, Friday // 14:35 | Viewed: 1656

Snow to Cover Bulgaria at Christmas, Warmer at New Year’s Eve

At Christmas, Bulgaria will be covered in snow, but the weather will be warmer by New Year’s Eve, according to a weather forecast by TV-MET.

Society » Environment | December 10, 2010, Friday // 10:35 | Viewed: 3006

Code Orange Raised as Winter Arrives in Bulgaria

The national weather service in Bulgaria has raised a Code Orange warning for Friday as temperatures sharply dropped overnight on the entire territory of the country and the meteorological winter arrived.

Society » Environment | December 10, 2010, Friday // 08:23 | Viewed: 1868

Bulgaria Braces for 1st Heavy Snow

The weather on the entire territory of Bulgaria will sharply change overnight into December 10, and the meteorological winter will arrive in the country.

Society » Environment | December 9, 2010, Thursday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1728

Bulgaria Boasts 'Overachievement' of Kyoto Protocol Targets

Bulgaria has surpassed the targets for greenhouse gas emissions set by the Kyoto Protocol, even though this is primarily the result of the restructuring, (an euphemism for the collapse) of its industry after 1989.

Society » Environment | December 9, 2010, Thursday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1341
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