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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: 3341

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: 2346

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: 1538

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: 1675

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: 1466

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: 1115

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: 3796

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: 1278

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: 2254

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: 4606

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: 1845

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: 2520

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: 3747

Bulgarian EU 'Disaster' Commissioner: Worst is Yet to Come

The next two weeks will be very difficult and the melting snow could make the situation very complex, according the Bulgaria's EU Commissioner on International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 13:21 | Viewed: 1331

Bulgaria's Maritsa River Dike Collapses near Svilengrad

The left dike of the Maritsa River has collapsed near the southern Bulgarian village of Generalovo, sending a huge flood wave in the direction of Kapitan Andreevo.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 13:17 | Viewed: 2588

8 Confirmed Dead after Flooding Disaster in Southern Bulgaria

The southern Bulgarian village of Biser, which suffered a massive flood Monday after a dam wall collapsed, is still struggling to recover from the disaster with the help of rescue teams from the Bulgarian Red Cross and the Ministries of Defense and Inter

Society » Environment | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 09:47 | Viewed: 2079

Bulgaria Promised Respite from Winter Nightmare on Febr 20

The severe cold snap and floods that hit hard Bulgaria will come to an end after two weeks, when the mercury will permanently rise above the freezing point, forecasts say.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 09:24 | Viewed: 1782

Smolyan, Haskovo Regions, South Bulgaria, under Code Red

Bulgaria has declared its highest "Code Red" weather warning for the southern districts of Haskovo and Smolyan after Monday's massive flooding in the area.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 08:57 | Viewed: 2984

Bulgaria under Code Orange over Harsh Weather

Code orange has been declared for almost the entire territory of Bulgaria on Tuesday by the national weather service, due to especially cold weather.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 08:23 | Viewed: 3100

Bulgaria Battles New Winter Woes after Deadly Floods

The deadly heavy rains that hit southern Bulgaria on Monday are expected to abate by the end of the week, but temperatures will sharply drop.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 07:37 | Viewed: 1009

Broken Dam Flooding Kills 9 in Southeast Bulgaria

Nine people have lost their lives in Southeastern Bulgaria in Monday's flooding caused by the breaking of local dams.

Society » Environment | February 6, 2012, Monday // 19:15 | Viewed: 4129
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