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11 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Downpours

Code yellow has been declared for eleven Bulgarian regions Friday over the forecast for downpours, accompanied by thunder and gusty winds.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2011, Friday // 08:59 | Viewed: 1791

3.3 Earthquake Rattles Southeast Bulgaria

A light earthquake has been registered in southeastern Bulgaria, according to the Seismology Center of the Geophysical Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2011, Friday // 08:15 | Viewed: 1569

Bulgaria to Broil in August, Mercury Forecast Up to 39C

The sizzling weather that swept Bulgaria in July will reach its peak in August, turning it into the hottest month of this year's summer.

Society » Environment | July 29, 2011, Friday // 16:25 | Viewed: 2443

Sofia - Rainiest City in Europe after 48 Hours of Downpours

Nearly half of Bulgaria is under code yellow for severe weather Tuesday, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) reminds.

Society » Environment | July 26, 2011, Tuesday // 14:44 | Viewed: 2498

Bulgarian Capital Ranks Among Least Sustainable European Cities

Bulgaria's capital, Sofia, continues to rank 29th out of 30 in the European Green City Index.

Society » Environment | July 21, 2011, Thursday // 17:05 | Viewed: 2055

Strong Storm Causes Wide-Spread Damage in NW Bulgaria

A storm with hurricane-like winds and hail has hit northwestern Bulgaria Wednesday evening, inflicting wide-spread damage and power outages.

Society » Environment | July 21, 2011, Thursday // 12:21 | Viewed: 1696

8 Bulgarian Regions under Code Orange over Scorching Heat

Eight Bulgarian regions are under code orange Wednesday, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) reminds.

Society » Environment | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 08:08 | Viewed: 3419

Bulgaria's Varna Aquarium Names 1st Octopus after Indian Ocean

The aquarium in the Bulgarian Black Sea capital Varna has given a name to its first octopus ever.

Society » Environment | July 17, 2011, Sunday // 14:09 | Viewed: 8306

16 Bulgarian Regions under Code Orange over Heat Wave

Sixteen Bulgarian regions are under code orange Saturday, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) declared.

Society » Environment | July 16, 2011, Saturday // 12:42 | Viewed: 2054

Bulgaria Resettles Hares from Greece, Cyprus

Bulgarian hunters' organizations have set off a project for replenishing the population of hares in the country by importing rabbits from Greece and Cyprus.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2011, Friday // 19:12 | Viewed: 2223

Code Red for Wildfires Declared in Bulgaria's Haskovo Region

A code red, which the highest level of alert, over the danger of wildfires has been declared Tuesday in the southern Bulgarian region of Haskovo.

Society » Environment | July 12, 2011, Tuesday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1577

Turkish Cistern Causing Harmful Spill in Bulgaria without Certificate

A probe of the Bulgarian Automobile Inspection, DAI, has established that the Turkish driver, who caused a harmful spill near the northern town of Debelets did not own a certificate allowing him to transport hazardous substances.

Society » Environment | July 12, 2011, Tuesday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1550

3 Bulgarian Towns Suffer Heat Records

Three towns in Southwestern and Northern Bulgaria have registered temperature records amidst the currently raging heat wave.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2011, Monday // 18:31 | Viewed: 2370

Turkish Driver Charged for Causing Hazardous Spill in Bulgaria

The driver of the Turkish cistern, which crashed overnight near the northern Bulgarian town of Debelets has been arrested and will be kept behind bars for 24 hours.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2011, Monday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1711

Bulgaria's 264 Municipalities Rally En Bloc against Plastic Bags

All 264 municipal mayors in Bulgaria have decided to stage a "day without plastic bags" on July 29, 2011.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2011, Monday // 14:53 | Viewed: 3676

No Injured Bulgarians after Hazardous Chemical Spill

There are no injured people in Debelets and there is no longer a threat since the concentration of the dangerous chemical in the air is down to minimal levels.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2011, Monday // 14:37 | Viewed: 1773

2500 Bulgarians to Be Evacuated over Hazardous Chemical Spill

A Turkish cistern truck transporting amounts of a dangerous chemical rolled over early on Monday, causing the ongoing evacuation of some 2500 Bulgarians in the northern town of Debelets near Veliko Tarnovo.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2011, Monday // 08:31 | Viewed: 3454

Bulgarians, Visitors Advised to Stay Inside over Heat Wave

The Bulgarian regions of Vidin and Blagoevgrad are under code orange Sunday, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) declared.

Society » Environment | July 10, 2011, Sunday // 13:53 | Viewed: 2692

Bulgaria's Varna Aquarium Receives 1st Octopus

The aquarium in the Bulgarian Black Sea capital Varna has a new inhabitant – a baby Octopus, (Octopus vulgaris), the Fish Resources Institute in the city announced.

Society » Environment | July 10, 2011, Sunday // 12:47 | Viewed: 4580

Bulgaria Braces for Massive Summer Heat Wave

All of Bulgaria is under a Code "Yellow" warning, the third highest level of alert, because of the summer heat the country is expected to experience on Sunday, July 10.

Society » Environment | July 9, 2011, Saturday // 20:18 | Viewed: 3095

Bulgaria Finally Basks in Glorious Sun, Beaches Packed Full

Following the recent spell of cold weather, beach time has finally arrived in Bulgaria to the joy of thousands of holiday makers along the Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | July 8, 2011, Friday // 15:02 | Viewed: 5385
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