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First Code Red over Dangerous Heat Issued in Bulgaria

A Code Red alert is declared for 3 Bulgarian regions on Sunday, while the rest of the country is under code orange over the forecast for scorching heat.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2012, Sunday // 10:37 | Viewed: 1771

Bulgaria's Quake-Rattled Pernik Enjoyes Calm Night

Only one light aftershock has been registered overnight in the area of the capital Sofia and the western city of Pernik, in the aftermath of the Saturday afternoon's 4.5-magnitude jolt.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2012, Sunday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1047

Chief Secretary of Interior Dispels Worries after Quake in W Bulgaria

Chief Secretary of the Interior, Commissar Kalin Georgiev, has assured that there is no cause for panic after the quake that struck Western Bulgaria Saturday afternoon.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 19:53 | Viewed: 1090

4.5-Magnitude Quake near Bulgaria's Pernik Felt in Macedonia

The 4.5-magnitude jolt which struck Western Bulgaria Saturday afternoon was also felt in eastern and northeastern Macedonia.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 19:32 | Viewed: 1031

Bulgarian Geophysicists Rule Out New Strong Quake

Experts at the Geophysical Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) have rejected the possibility of a stronger earthquake occurring after Saturday afternoon's 4.5-magnitude jolt

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 19:00 | Viewed: 972

Aftershocks Expected after 4.5-Quake in Western Bulgaria

The 4.5-magnitude earthquake which hit Western Bulgaria on Saturday afternoon may be followed by lighter aftershocks.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 18:25 | Viewed: 825

Calm Urged as Quake Rattles Homes, Nerves in W Bulgaria

Bulgarian seismologists have called for patience and calm after a 4.5 magnitude earthquake shook western Bulgaria on Saturday, throwing many people into panic.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 18:18 | Viewed: 765

Bulgaria New Tremor Aftershock of May Strong Quake - Expert

The relatively strong tremor that threw into panic people in Bulgaria's capital Sofia and nearby Pernik is an aftershock of the 5.8-magnitude quake at the end of May, according to experts.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 18:04 | Viewed: 1730

Firefighters, Police Sent to Quake-Hit Western Bulgaria

Teams of firefighters and police officers from three Bulgarian cities have been dispatched to the sites where Saturday's 4.5-magnitude earthquake felt strongest.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 17:54 | Viewed: 930

Bulgarian Town in Panic after New Quake

The 4.5-magnitude earthquake that struck the town of Pernik near the capital Sofia, shook apartment buildings, rattled windows and caused residents to rush into the streets.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 17:35 | Viewed: 936

Mayor of Bulgaria's Pernik Headed for Quake-Hit Area

Rositsa Yanakieva, Mayor of the western Bulgarian city of Pernik, has said that the 4.5-magnitude quake, which struck the region on Saturday afternoon, has not caused any casualties or collapsed buildings.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 17:34 | Viewed: 678

4.5 Quake Rocks Bulgaria's Capital Sofia Too

The 4.5- magnitude earthquake that struck Western Bulgaria on Saturday afternoon was felt in Pernik, Sofia, Samokov, Montana and Plovdiv.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 17:20 | Viewed: 951

4.5-Magnitude Quake Jolts Bulgaria's Pernik

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck western Bulgaria at 3.52 p.m. on Saturday, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 16:18 | Viewed: 3887

Bulgaria Braces for Record Heat, Code Orange for Saturday

A Code Orange alert was declared once again for all Bulgarian regions on Saturday.

Society » Environment | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 10:20 | Viewed: 822

Wildfire near Bulgaria's Arbanasi Extinguished

The wildfire, which broke out Thursday near the historic Bulgarian village of Arbanasi, has been extinguished.

Society » Environment | July 13, 2012, Friday // 09:25 | Viewed: 869

Wildfire Erupts Near Bulgaria's Arbanasi

A wildfire has erupted near the historic Bulgarian village of Arbanasi.

Society » Environment | July 12, 2012, Thursday // 17:13 | Viewed: 956

Bulgaria Braces for 42 Degrees Celsius This Weekend

Bulgaria braces for an extremely hot weekend, as experts have predicted that tropical air masses are to enter the country via North Africa.

Society » Environment | July 12, 2012, Thursday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1815

Bulgaria Grants Free Access to Beaches

Free public access should be granted to all Bulgarian Black Sea beaches, the country's Parliament decided on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | July 12, 2012, Thursday // 11:17 | Viewed: 885

Russian Floods Stir Alarm of Black Sea Pollution in Bulgaria

An alert has been received on July 9 in the Regional Lab in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna warning about possible pollution of the sea waters after the devastating flood in Krasnodar, Russia.

Society » Environment | July 12, 2012, Thursday // 09:01 | Viewed: 1738

4.3 Earthquake Shakes Romania's Vrancea near Bulgaria

An earthquake with a 4.3 magnitude on the Richter scale has been registered in Romania's region of Vrancea, some 380 km northeast of Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | July 12, 2012, Thursday // 08:43 | Viewed: 877

4rd Day of Code Orange in Bulgaria over Scorching Heat

The Bulgarian national weather service has declared a Code Orange alert once again for the entire territory of the country for Thursday.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2012, Wednesday // 20:43 | Viewed: 954
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