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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: 4559

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: 1762

Mercury in Bulgaria Hits Record Lows

The temperatures in Bulgaria fell to record lows Tuesday morning, even lower than Monday.

Society » Environment | January 31, 2012, Tuesday // 08:14 | Viewed: 2478

Sofia City Hall Offers Free Tea to Counter Polar Cold

The Sofia City Hall is opening three stations where hot tea will be distributed free of charge over the freezing cold that is in the forecast.

Society » Environment | January 30, 2012, Monday // 08:50 | Viewed: 3109

Bulgaria Braces for Code Orange Due to Harsh Cold

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

Society » Environment | January 29, 2012, Sunday // 19:48 | Viewed: 2337

Romania Still Battles with Heavy Snow

Five Romanians have perished in the wake of heavy snowfalll that has continued, chiefly in southern Romania, since Thursday.

Society » Environment | January 29, 2012, Sunday // 12:09 | Viewed: 2009

Bulgaria under Code Yellow for Severe Cold

Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared over almost the entire territory of Bulgaria due to an incipient cold wave.

Society » Environment | January 29, 2012, Sunday // 10:09 | Viewed: 2013

Code Red on Freight Traffic Lifted for Entire Bulgaria

The ban on tractor trailers of over 10 tons on the roads of four Bulgarian regions – Varna, Burgas, Silistra and Dobrich has been lifted effective 2 pm Saturday.

Society » Environment | January 28, 2012, Saturday // 14:41 | Viewed: 1906

Bulgaria under Code Yellow over Snow, Cold

Twenty six Bulgarian regions are under code yellow Saturday over snow and freezing cold, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) announced.

Society » Environment | January 28, 2012, Saturday // 10:49 | Viewed: 2482

Polar Cold Wave to Hit Bulgaria Next Week

The blizzards, which hit hard Bulgaria, blocking highways and leaving thousands of people without electricity, will be tailing off only to be replaced by polar cold next week.

Society » Environment | January 27, 2012, Friday // 10:52 | Viewed: 3387

Bulgaria Still under Code Red over Heavy Snow

The situation in Bulgaria remains difficult and serious Friday in the aftermath of the blizzard that gripped the country Wednesday and Thursday.

Society » Environment | January 27, 2012, Friday // 08:20 | Viewed: 3800

Snow Freezes Freight Traffic on Bulgaria's Roads

Heavy freight trucks have been banned from travelling in and through Bulgaria, as heavy snowfall that started overnight is continuing throughout the country Thursday.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 14:39 | Viewed: 8670

Bulgaria Joins Romania in Danube Sturgeon Protection

Bulgaria has officially extended its one-year ban on Danube sturgeon fishing for a further four year, thus joining its northern neighbor Romania.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1805

Sofia City Hall Convenes Emergency Headquarters over Snow

The Sofia City Hall has called emergency headquarters to coordinate the cleaning of snow-covered roads.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 12:35 | Viewed: 2334

Blizzard Grips Bulgaria, Staggering Power Outages Reported

About 53 000 customers of the Power Utility CEZ, serving western and southwestern Bulgaria, are without electricity over the heavy snowfall, the company announces.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 11:44 | Viewed: 3178

Sofia Airport Reports Delays over Heavy Snow

The airport authority at Sofia International reports that flights are delayed with about half an hour to an hour over the heavy snow.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 11:03 | Viewed: 2273

14 Bulgarian Districts under Code Orange over Severe Weather

Code Orange has been announced in 14 Bulgarian districts due to the ongoing snowfall and the heavy winter conditions in the country.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 08:44 | Viewed: 2246

Bulgarian-Romanian Border Closed over Harsh Weather

The border between Bulgaria and Romania has been closed due to the Code Red weather warning implemented in Romania, Bulgarian Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova has announced.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 08:13 | Viewed: 4766

Bulgaria Braces up for More Heavy Snowfalls, Freezing Cold

Bulgaria is to see another wave of heavy snowfalls in most parts of the country, as well as strong winds in the east during the next few days, weather forecasts have warned.

Society » Environment | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 17:00 | Viewed: 1775

Brown Bear Gives Birth to 3 Cubs in Bulgarian Zoo

A 15-year-old brown bear called Bella has given birth to three cubs in the Ayazmoto park zoo in the Southern Bulgarian city of Stara Zagora.

Society » Environment | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 15:33 | Viewed: 6172

Bulgarian Sodliers Rescue Wounded Doe

A seriously-wounded deer cub was found Tuesday by staff of the 2nd "Tundzhanska" Light Infantry Brigade in the southern Bulgarian city of Stara Zagora.

Society » Environment | January 24, 2012, Tuesday // 17:20 | Viewed: 1581
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