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Bulgaria's Caretaker Environment Minister Bans Construction near Koral Camping

Bulgarian caretaker Environment Minister Svetlana Zhekova has banned construction and installation works in the region of camping site Koral.

Society » Environment | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 17:11 | Viewed: 1805

Torrential Rains Cause Floods Throughout Bulgaria

Heavy rains have flooded parts of Bulgaria on Wednesday night, local media outlets report.

Society » Environment | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1783

Thunderstorms, Heavy Rains Hit Balkan States in Early September

Torrential rains and gale force winds, thunderstorms and in some places hail, have hit the Balkans in the beginning of September, local media outlets reported, Tuesday.

Society » Environment | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 17:49 | Viewed: 9182

Up to 200 out of 700 Houses in Flood-Hit Mizia Are Still Inhabitable

150 to 200 out of a total of 700 houses in the flood-hit northwestern town of Mizia are inhabitable, according to Mayor Violin Krushovenski.

Society » Environment | August 23, 2014, Saturday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1858

5.1 Earthquake Hits Greek Chalkidiki Peninsula

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 on the Richter scale was registered in the southern part of the Greek Kassandra peninsula, Chalkidiki at 8.29 am EEST.

Society » Environment | August 22, 2014, Friday // 09:49 | Viewed: 2699

Minor 2.9-Magnitude Earthquake Registered West of Bulgaria's Smolyan

A minor earthquake measuring 2.9 on the Richter scale was registered in Bulgaria, according to reports of the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

Society » Environment | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 09:29 | Viewed: 7616

WWF Launches River Conservation Campaign in Bulgaria

The international environmental organization WWF launches a national campaign for the conservation of rivers in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | August 19, 2014, Tuesday // 16:18 | Viewed: 1909

Minor 2.4-Magnitude Earthquake Reported in Southern Bulgaria

A weak earthquake measuring 2.4 on the Richter scale was registered between the southern Bulgarian city of Pazardzhik and the town of Septemvri in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Society » Environment | August 17, 2014, Sunday // 10:47 | Viewed: 8800

Brightest Supermoon in 2 Decades to Be Observed Sunday

A full moon which could be seen from across the globe on Sunday will be perceived as 14% larger and 30 percent brighter than usual, scientists say.

Society » Environment | August 10, 2014, Sunday // 13:55 | Viewed: 8770

Code Yellow Warning Issued for Wednesday

Code yellow warning for possible thunder and hailstorms and torrential rains is issued for six regions on Wednesday, said Bulgaria's Environment Ministry.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2014, Tuesday // 15:46 | Viewed: 2056

Flood Death Toll in NW Bulgaria Climbs to 2

The death toll from the floods in the northwestern Bulgarian town of Mizia has climbed to two.

Society » Environment | August 3, 2014, Sunday // 15:39 | Viewed: 7555

Gas Leak Detected on Russian Ferry in Bulgaria's Varna

A liquid petroleum gas leak has been coming out of a 20 tonne tank on the Slavyanin ferry near Bulgaria's port city of Varna, Friday.

Society » Environment | August 1, 2014, Friday // 16:46 | Viewed: 1446

Three Minor Earthquakes Hit Bulgaria’s Smolyan Region

Three minor earthquakes have been registered near the town of Smolyan, in southern Bulgaria some 150 km southeast of Sofia, Wednesday afternoon.

Society » Environment | July 31, 2014, Thursday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1287

Lab Tests Show Radioactivity in Water Pipe in SW Bulgaria

Tests of the local health inspectorate in Blagoevgrad have indicated the presence of radioactive water in a drinking water pipe in the village of Krastiltsi.

Society » Environment | July 30, 2014, Wednesday // 15:44 | Viewed: 2185

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry Warns of Possible Flash Floods

Bulgaria's Ministry of Environment has warned of expected rise of river water levels throughout the country on Thursday.

Society » Environment | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 11:36 | Viewed: 1483

6 Bulgarian Districts Bracing for Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms, Hail

A "code orange" weather alert for heavy rain, thunderstorms, and hail has been declared in six Bulgarian districts, while 19 other districts are under a "code yellow" alert.

Society » Environment | July 22, 2014, Tuesday // 10:10 | Viewed: 3135

Bulgarian Tourism Organizations Sign Environment Protection Memorandum

A general memorandum, prioritizing nature and cultural heritage protection for the development of Bulgarian tourism, will be signed by ecological and tourism organizations.

Society » Environment | July 17, 2014, Thursday // 12:49 | Viewed: 1959

Bulgaria's Southern Black Sea Coast Returns to Normal after Floods

State of emergency is to remain in the municipalities of Primorsko, Sozopol and Tsarevo, located along the southern Black Sea coast, Bulgarian authorities say.

Society » Environment | July 17, 2014, Thursday // 10:26 | Viewed: 2188

Code Yellow in 5 Bulgarian Districts over Hail, Torrents Friday

Code Yellow was issued in five districts in Bulgaria, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology with the Bulgarian Academy of Science announced.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2014, Friday // 09:25 | Viewed: 2752

Code Yellow Issued in 7 Districts over Risk of Hail, Thunderstorms

Code Yellow was issued in 7 districts in Bulgaria on Thursday, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology with the Bulgarian Academy of Science announced.

Society » Environment | July 10, 2014, Thursday // 09:40 | Viewed: 2532

Heavy Hailstorm Floods Parts of Bulgaria's Sofia

A powerful hailstorm hit Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia, Tuesday afternoon minutes before 5 o'clock.

Society » Environment | July 8, 2014, Tuesday // 17:21 | Viewed: 27248
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