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Mayor: Sofia Faces Emergency over Torrential Rain

Bulgaria's capital Sofia is facing a crisis situation because of the pouring rain over the last two days, Mayor Yordanka Fandakova declared.

Society » Environment | December 4, 2010, Saturday // 15:17 | Viewed: 3432

Deadly Fire Still Blazing in Israel

The massive fire continues to rip through northern Israel on Saturday, with Israeli and foreign firefighters stuggling to contain it.

Society » Environment | December 4, 2010, Saturday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1760

Floods Bother Bulgaria, Weather Still Chaotic

A total of 25 signals for floods have been received by Bulgaria's Civil Defense early on Saturday.

Society » Environment | December 4, 2010, Saturday // 10:20 | Viewed: 1730

Netanyahu Thanks Bulgarian, Other PMs over Blaze Help

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu thanked his Bulgarian, Turkish and Russian counterparts, as well as other world leaders who sent help to quench the deadly blaze near Haifa.

Society » Environment | December 3, 2010, Friday // 15:33 | Viewed: 1581

Bulgaria Enjoys Record-High Temperatures, Europe Freezes

Record-high temperatures were registered again in Bulgaria Friday, while the cold weather in Germany took its first victim and thousands were evacuated in Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia amidst flooding rains.

Society » Environment | December 3, 2010, Friday // 15:15 | Viewed: 2640

Bulgarian Firefighters Off to Israel to Help Quench Blaze

Bulgarian firemen are now preparing to fly to Haifa, Israel, where a massive wildfire has already claimed at least 40 lives.

Society » Environment | December 2, 2010, Thursday // 19:55 | Viewed: 2082

Code Orange Raised for Extremely Chaotic Weather in Bulgaria

The national weather service in Bulgaria has raised a Code Orange warning for Friday with more high winds coming amid extreme temperature differences across the country.

Society » Environment | December 2, 2010, Thursday // 15:42 | Viewed: 2202

Heavy Snow Freezes Transport in Western Europe

Air, road and railway transport across Western and Northern Europe has been disrupted by heavy snowfall and freezing cold.

Society » Environment | December 1, 2010, Wednesday // 20:35 | Viewed: 3771

Minor Quake Shakes Eastern Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.4 on the Richer scale occurred in Eastern Bulgaria on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | December 1, 2010, Wednesday // 19:18 | Viewed: 1444

Light Earthquake Registered in Southern Bulgaria

A light earthquake was registered in southern Bulgaria Wednesday morning, the Seismology Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences reports.

Society » Environment | December 1, 2010, Wednesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1217

Bulgarian Eco Ministry Tries to Balance Interests in Nature Park

The Bulgarian Ministry of Environment has returned Tuesday the management plan for the Strandzha Nature Park for additional review, but has not bowed to requests by local towns to up development.

Society » Environment | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 19:54 | Viewed: 1571

Sofia Waste Relocation Cost Approaches BGN 1 B

The Sofia City Hall is paying BGN 1.25 M to send 20 tons of its waste to the landfill in the central town of Sevlievo.

Society » Environment | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 18:57 | Viewed: 1862

Pink Flamingo Spotted near Bulgaria's Burgas

A pink flamingo - a rare visitor to Bulgaria - has been spotted over the weekend near Bulgarian Black Sea major city of Burgas.

Society » Environment | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 16:36 | Viewed: 2079

2 Ships Collide Off Bulgarian Coast, Oil Spill Feared

Two ships have collided in the Black Sea some 20 km south of Bulgaria's Emine Cape, the Bulgarian Maritime Administration announced.

Society » Environment | November 29, 2010, Monday // 19:05 | Viewed: 1305

24 Bulgarian Cities Register Record-High Temperatures

Bulgaria registered high temperature records in 24 cities on Monday, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) has announced.

Society » Environment | November 29, 2010, Monday // 16:05 | Viewed: 1739

Hurricane Winds Cause Widespread Damage in Bulgaria

The hurricane-like winds have caused power outages, fallen trees and tin roof damages across Bulgaria Monday morning, the Civil Defense reports.

Society » Environment | November 29, 2010, Monday // 10:56 | Viewed: 2681

Bulgaria Braces for High Winds, Unstable Weather

Strong winds are expected across Bulgaria beginning of next week, as fall weather continues to be dynamic, but still warmer than usual.

Society » Environment | November 28, 2010, Sunday // 19:56 | Viewed: 1647

30 Bulgarian Cities More Dusty than They Should Be

30 cities in Bulgaria have registered concentrations of fine dust in their air that are above tthe allowed limits, according to the Bulgarian Ministry of Environment.

Society » Environment | November 28, 2010, Sunday // 10:33 | Viewed: 1740

CEZ Power Utility Launches Electric Car Station in Sofia

Bulgaria's capital Sofia will have in the beginning of 2011 a station for recharging electric cars, using renewable energy sources.

Society » Environment | November 23, 2010, Tuesday // 15:34 | Viewed: 2031

Bulgarian Meteorologists Warn of Hurricane-Like Winds

Strong winds are expected in Eastern Bulgaria on Tuesday, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has warned.

Society » Environment | November 23, 2010, Tuesday // 10:09 | Viewed: 1500

Saker Falcons Resettled in Bulgaria

The first new breeding pair of steppe Saker falcons has arrived in Bulgaria Monday as the efforts start to reintroduce this rare species in the Balkan country.

Society » Environment | November 22, 2010, Monday // 12:52 | Viewed: 2999
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