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Emergency Remains in Part of SE Bulgaria, Villages in North Covered in Ice

The state of emergency declared after heavy flooding in two Bulgarian municipalities this week is set to remain in force on Saturday, authorities say.

Society » Environment | December 6, 2014, Saturday // 13:01 | Viewed: 1935

Towns, Villages in SE Bulgaria Ready for Evacuation due to Flooding

The Mayor of the southeastern Bulgarian town of Elhovo, Petar Kirov, has urged locals to prepare for evacuation as the water level of the Tundzha River nears the critical level.

Society » Environment | December 5, 2014, Friday // 20:24 | Viewed: 2716

After Day of Heavy Rains, Floods Weather in Bulgaria Gets Back to Normal

Following a day of torrential rains, some parts in Bulgaria have been heavily flooded with several rivers and dams overflowing on Thursday.

Society » Environment | December 5, 2014, Friday // 07:36 | Viewed: 2140

Code Yellow Warning For Snow, Ice Issued In Northern Bulgaria

A code yellow warning for snow and ice in northern Bulgaria on Sunday has been issued.

Society » Environment | November 29, 2014, Saturday // 15:07 | Viewed: 2482

Minor Earthquake Rocks South Western Bulgaria

A minor earthquake measuring 2.

Society » Environment | November 29, 2014, Saturday // 11:37 | Viewed: 1319

Expected December Temperatures Around Norm, Snow Likely For Christmas

The average temperatures in December will be around the norm – from around 4 to -5° in the various parts of the country, said Bulgaria's Meteorology Institute in its monthly forecast.

Society » Environment | November 28, 2014, Friday // 17:41 | Viewed: 3412

Bulgaria Lacks Official Data On Correlation Air Pollution - Health

Bulgaria has no official data on the correlation between air pollution and health, said the director of the Executive Environment Agency Vanya Grigorova, quoted by Dnevnik.

Society » Environment | November 28, 2014, Friday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1505

Bulgarian TPP Carries Highest Pollution Cost in Europe

The Maritsa Iztok-2 Thermal Power Plant (TPP) is topping by far a European list of the continent's most pollutive industrial facilities, a report published Tuesday shows.

Society » Environment | November 25, 2014, Tuesday // 19:29 | Viewed: 2242

US Braces for New Heavy Snowfall after Storm Leaves Seven Dead

Over a meter of snow could fall in the area of Buffalo in the north-west of New York, meteorologists say.

Society » Environment | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 08:03 | Viewed: 5911

7 Bulgarian Districts under Code Orange Weather Alert over Heavy Rain

The National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has issued code orange weather alert over heavy rain and thunder for the districts of Targovishte, Razgrad, Shumen, Silistra, Burgas, Yambol, and Sliven.

Society » Environment | November 19, 2014, Wednesday // 07:33 | Viewed: 2062

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry Warns Of Rising Water Levels In Rivers

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry warns of expected rise of water levels in the rivers, reports Dnevnik.

Society » Environment | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 13:24 | Viewed: 1367

EU’s Finance Ministers to Approve Flood Aid of EUR 10 M for Bulgaria

The EU’s Economic and Financial Affairs Council is expected to approve the proposal of the European Commission for granting Bulgaria EUR 10 million in aid for flood damage.

Society » Environment | November 14, 2014, Friday // 16:56 | Viewed: 1571

Bulgaria's Rhodope Mountains Become Part Of Rewilding Europe Initiative

Bulgaria's Rhodope Mountaines became the seventh area, part of the Rewilding Europe initiative.

Society » Environment | November 13, 2014, Thursday // 16:58 | Viewed: 5301

Bulgaria’s Environment Minister: Shale Gas Moratorium Will Remain in Place

Bulgaria’s new Environment Minister, Ivelina Vasileva, has vowed to keep the 2012 moratorium on the exploration and production of shale gas through hydraulic fracturing.

Society » Environment | November 9, 2014, Sunday // 12:34 | Viewed: 2442

Code Red Issued over Rains in Regions near Bulgaria-Greece Border

Rains and high waters of rivers expected in the south of Bulgaria and the north of Greece have prompted the Environment Ministry in Sofia to issue a warning for Saturday.

Society » Environment | November 8, 2014, Saturday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1974

Flood Damage in Bulgaria’s Burgas Estimated at BGN 13 M

Burgas District Governor Pavel Marinov has informed that a total of over BGN 13 M is necessary to cover flood damage in the region.

Society » Environment | November 7, 2014, Friday // 16:20 | Viewed: 1765

2014 Is Most Disastrous In Bulgaria - Statistics

This year is the most disastrous in Bulgaria in modern times, reports the bTV national channel.

Society » Environment | November 2, 2014, Sunday // 13:09 | Viewed: 3325

EU Greenhouse Gas Emissions Dropped by Almost 2% in 2013

According to latest estimates, EU greenhouse gas emissions in 2013 fell by 1.

Society » Environment | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 19:45 | Viewed: 2351

Thousands Suffer Power Cuts, Blackouts After Bulgaria's First Snow

Nearly 13 000 households are still without electricity in Bulgaria's north-east and another 10 000 experience disruptions in its north-central regions after the first snow for 2014 fell on Saturday.

Society » Environment | October 27, 2014, Monday // 19:24 | Viewed: 3092

Bulgaria’s Burgas Calls Off State of Emergency after Weekend of Heavy Rain

The Mayor of Burgas signed an ordinance Monday to lift the state of emergency in the city after a weekend of heavy rain.

Society » Environment | October 27, 2014, Monday // 10:39 | Viewed: 2700

Heavy Snow, Rain Cause Chaos Throughout Bulgaria

Code Red warning for heavy rain was declared in three Bulgarian districts - Smolyan, Kardzhali and Haskovo, Saturday.

Society » Environment | October 25, 2014, Saturday // 13:39 | Viewed: 7426
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