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Bulgaria on Alert over Dangerous Heat

Code Yellow has been declared for the major part of Bulgaria for Sunday over the forecast for dangerous heat.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2012, Sunday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1033

Wildfire Burns 2 Houses in Bulgaria before Being Tamed

The wildfire in southern Bulgaria which engulfed and burned down two houses in southern Bulgaria has been tamed at 1 am Sunday.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2012, Sunday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1259

Blazing Summer Breaks 3 Temperature Records in Bulgaria

Another hot summer day Saturday has seen three temperature records in Bulgaria fall, with temperatures at some locations nearing 40 degrees Centigrade.

Society » Environment | August 4, 2012, Saturday // 19:19 | Viewed: 1702

Bulgaria's Capital 'Breathes' with Temporary Street Closure

Ivan Shishman Street in downtown Sofia will be turned pedestrian once again every Sunday until the end of August in a bid to reduce air pollution from traffic and favor commuting by foot.

Society » Environment | August 3, 2012, Friday // 10:25 | Viewed: 1207

Bulgarian NGOs Enraged by Black Sea Coast 'Dune Construction'

Bulgarian NGOs have threatened civil disobedience over continuing resort construction on the surviving natural sand dunes on the Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2012, Thursday // 14:25 | Viewed: 2489

Murdered Dolphin Washed Ashore in Bulgaria Yet Again

A killed dolphin has been washed ashore on the Coral Beach on the Southern Bulgarian Black Sea coast in a seeming repeat of a last year's case.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2012, Thursday // 13:27 | Viewed: 1944

Antarctica to Host Permanent Settlements in 50 Years – Bulgarian Researcher

Hristo Pimpirev, Director of the Bulgarian Antarctic Institute, has suggested that in 50 years' time, the Antarctic will host permanent villages cooperating with scientists and the tourism industry.

Society » Environment | July 31, 2012, Tuesday // 17:36 | Viewed: 2693

July Record Hot in Bulgaria in Century, Scorcher Stays in Aug

The average monthly temperature in Bulgaria in July 2012 is the highest ever since there are meteorology measurements in the country – 100 years and 120 years in the capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | July 31, 2012, Tuesday // 12:14 | Viewed: 9294

Wildfire Gets Dangerously Close to S Bulgarian Village

The wildfire that started Monday afternoon near the village of Bryagovo in the southern Bulgarian region of Haskovo has already engulfed 2 000 decares.

Society » Environment | July 31, 2012, Tuesday // 08:42 | Viewed: 1071

3.3 Earthquake Rattles again Bulgaria's Pernik

An earthquake of a 3.3 magnitude on the Richter scale has been registered overnight in the area of the Bulgarian capital Sofia and the western city of Pernik.

Society » Environment | July 31, 2012, Tuesday // 08:08 | Viewed: 1179

Bulgaria Remains under Dangerous Heat Alert

Code Orange alert for dangerous heat is declared once again for seven Bulgarian regions Monday.

Society » Environment | July 30, 2012, Monday // 08:54 | Viewed: 1106

Bulgarians Promised Respite from Scorching Heat on Monday

Bulgaria sweltered through one of its hottest day on Sunday as the heat wave that has baked it for weeks sizzled relentlessly on, but a respite is just round the corner, weathermen say.

Society » Environment | July 29, 2012, Sunday // 15:29 | Viewed: 1064

Wildfire in Bulgaria's Sakar Mountain Fully Tamed

The wildfire in the Sakar Mountain in southeastern Bulgaria has been extinguished in full after blazing for more than three days.

Society » Environment | July 29, 2012, Sunday // 13:18 | Viewed: 913

Heat Wave Brings Code Orange in Bulgaria

Code Orange alert for dangerous heat is declared for 9 Bulgarian regions Sunday.

Society » Environment | July 29, 2012, Sunday // 11:06 | Viewed: 1080

Black Sea Claims 3 Lives in Southeast Bulgaria

Three people have drowned in one day along Bulgaria's Southern Black Sea coast, the regional police directorate in the city of Burgas announced Saturday.

Society » Environment | July 28, 2012, Saturday // 17:36 | Viewed: 1333

Bulgarian Black Sea Coast Sees 3 Temperature Records

Three different locations along Bulgaria's Black Sea coast saw record temperatures on Saturday, July 28, the Bulgarian National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology announced.

Society » Environment | July 28, 2012, Saturday // 17:20 | Viewed: 1741

Wildfire Rages in Bulgaria's Sakar Mountain for 3rd Day

Firemen keep fighting the wildfire in the Sakar Mountain in southeastern Bulgaria for a third day in a row.

Society » Environment | July 28, 2012, Saturday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1611

Dangerous Scorcher Persists in Bulgaria

Code yellow has been declared for 17 Bulgarian regions for Saturday over the forecast for dangerous heat.

Society » Environment | July 28, 2012, Saturday // 11:20 | Viewed: 769

12 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow for Dangerous Heat

Code Yellow alert for dangerous heat is declared for 12 Bulgarian regions Friday.

Society » Environment | July 27, 2012, Friday // 11:59 | Viewed: 824

Firefighters Battle Flames in Bulgaria's Sakar Mountain

Firefighters keep fighting the wildfire in the Sakar Mountain in southeastern Bulgaria for a second day in a row.

Society » Environment | July 27, 2012, Friday // 08:17 | Viewed: 1126

Large Wildfire Blazes in Southern Bulgaria

A wildfire covering some 300 acres is blazing Thursday evening in the Thracian valley of southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | July 26, 2012, Thursday // 19:50 | Viewed: 857
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