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Bulgaria's Flood Death Toll Rises to 8

A total of eight persons have drowned in Southeastern Bulgaria as a result of flooding caused by the breaking of local water reservoir dams, the Interior Ministry has confirmed.

Society » Environment | February 6, 2012, Monday // 17:16 | Viewed: 2635

Overflowing River Closes Road to Bulgarian-Turkish Border

The overflowing Kalamitsa River, a tributary of the Maritsa River, has flooded a 300-meter stretch of international road E 80 between the village of Kapitan Andreevo and the Kapitan Andreevo border crossing point.

Society » Environment | February 6, 2012, Monday // 15:33 | Viewed: 1720

5 Bulgarians Perish in Broken Dam Flood

The flood at the southern Bulgarian village of Biser, which was caused by the collapse of a dam wall, has taken the lives of five elderly men.

Society » Environment | February 6, 2012, Monday // 14:46 | Viewed: 2715

Helicopters Evacuate People in Flooded Bulgarian Village

The rescue operation for the population of the flood-hit Haskovo municipality in southern Bulgaria continues despite the fact that the Cougar rescue helicopters are highly unsuitable for severe winter conditions.

Society » Environment | February 6, 2012, Monday // 12:23 | Viewed: 2367

2nd Dam Wall Bursts in Bulgaria

A dam wall has burst near the southern Bulgarian village of Elena, located near the town of Haskovo, it emerged on Monday.

Society » Environment | February 6, 2012, Monday // 11:59 | Viewed: 2744

Dam Bursts, Floods Bulgarian Village

The Bulgarian village of Biser, located near the southern town of Harmanly, has been flooded, as the local "Ivanovo" dam has burst.

Society » Environment | February 6, 2012, Monday // 09:46 | Viewed: 3455

Bulgaria Regions Alarmed over Floods, Severe Cold

The southern Bulgarian town of Zlatograd is ready to be evacuated due to heavy downpours, while other parts of the country remain under Code Orange because of the severe winter conditions.

Society » Environment | February 6, 2012, Monday // 08:26 | Viewed: 1859

Bulgaria Braces for Winter Hell as Snow, Cold Return

A fresh cold snap with blizzards will set in Bulgaria in the beginning of the new week, after a few days of warm winter weather.

Society » Environment | February 5, 2012, Sunday // 19:57 | Viewed: 2570

Sofia to Welcome US State Secretary Clinton with Russian Snow

A second cold wave with heavy snow has gripped Bulgaria Sunday, the day of the visit of US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton.

Society » Environment | February 5, 2012, Sunday // 10:43 | Viewed: 1400

Bulgarian Eco Activists with New Rally against Forestry Act

Bulgarian environmentalist staged once again Saturday a protest rally against looming amendments to the Forestry Act.

Society » Environment | February 4, 2012, Saturday // 17:26 | Viewed: 1549

Bulgaria Braces for Fresh Weekend Snow

Nine Bulgarian regions remain under code yellow Saturday over fog and snow, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) has announced.

Society » Environment | February 4, 2012, Saturday // 11:48 | Viewed: 2716

US Environmentalists Sue Bulgarian Artist Christo over River Project

A lawsuit has been filed by group of environmentalists, outdoor enthusiasts and wildlife advocates demanding to block a project by Bulgarian-born artist to drape fabric canopies along a long stretch of the Arkansas River in Colorado.

Society » Environment | February 3, 2012, Friday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1695

Mercury Climbs up amidst Forecast of New Snow in Bulgaria

Eleven Bulgarian regions remain under code yellow over low temperatures and snow, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) has announced.

Society » Environment | February 3, 2012, Friday // 12:47 | Viewed: 1635

Bulgaria Wakes up to Fresh Snow

Bulgaria wakes up Thursday to freezing cold accompanied by a fresh snow cover, but without new record low temperatures.

Society » Environment | February 2, 2012, Thursday // 08:08 | Viewed: 2236

Bulgaria Promised Respite from Polar Cold Wave Very Soon

The severe cold snap that hit hard Bulgaria, pushing the mercury down to record lows, will gradually die out by the end of this week, only to be succeeded by heavy snowfalls, forecasts say.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 21:32 | Viewed: 2306

Deadly Cold Snap Moves from East to West Europe

The deadly cold snap, which claimed at least 60 lives in Eastern Europe, has begun to move west, causing traffic disruptions in Switzerland and Italy.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 16:02 | Viewed: 3077

Bulgaria Reports New Record Low as Cold Spell Peaks

Temperatures in the town of Sevlievo, northern Bulgaria, plunged Wednesday morning to minus 31,4 C, a record low, which made the region one of the hardest hit by the severe cold spell in Eastern Europe.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 14:31 | Viewed: 9022

Light Earthquake Registered in Southern Bulgaria

A light earthquake was registered Wednesday in southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1430

Bulgaria Remains in Grip of Polar Cold

All, but one, 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 1, 2012, Wednesday // 09:01 | Viewed: 2775

Bulgaria Severe Cold Snap Claims More Lives

The winter cold snap in Bulgaria has killed another two as temperatures dropped to record lows, schools closed down, roads became impassable and power supplies were cut off.

Society » Environment | January 31, 2012, Tuesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 4397

Polar Cold Shuts Down Hundreds of Schools in Bulgaria

More than 450 schools across Bulgaria closed their doors on Tuesday morning as the country was hit by a wave of polar cold.

Society » Environment | January 31, 2012, Tuesday // 14:22 | Viewed: 1756
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