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Eastern Bulgaria Alert over Torrential Rains

Incessant torrential days have led the Bulgarian authorities to declare a Code "Yellow" alert for Eastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | October 17, 2011, Monday // 19:03 | Viewed: 1732

Gusty Winds Cause Damage in Eastern Bulgaria

Code orange for dangerous weather remains effective Monday for Dobrich, Varna and Burgas regions, announced the Bulgarian national weather service.

Society » Environment | October 17, 2011, Monday // 12:03 | Viewed: 2148

2.6 Earthquake Felt in Southern Bulgaria

A light earthquake with a 2.6-magnitude on the Richter scale has been registered in southern Bulgaria Monday morning.

Society » Environment | October 17, 2011, Monday // 09:37 | Viewed: 1121

East Bulgaria Calls Code Orange for Extreme Weather Monday

Code orange for dangerous weather has been declared Monday for Dobrich, Varna and Burgas regions, announced the Bulgarian national weather service.

Society » Environment | October 16, 2011, Sunday // 19:36 | Viewed: 4571

Cold Spell Brings 1st Snow to Bulgaria's Capital Sofia

Bulgaria's capital Sofia woke up Sunday to the first snowfall this season, after a mid-October cold spell overtook the country.

Society » Environment | October 16, 2011, Sunday // 11:10 | Viewed: 2088

Bulgaria Minister Snubs Dundee over Krumovgrad Gold Mine

Toronto-based mining company Dundee Precious Metals has suffered yet another setback in its plans for a new open pit gold mine in southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | October 12, 2011, Wednesday // 19:27 | Viewed: 3026

4.1 Earthquake Rattles Bulgaria's N Black Sea Coast

An earthquake with a 4.1-magnitude on the Richter scale was registered in the area of the northern Bulgarian Black Sea town of Shabla Tuesday evening.

Society » Environment | October 12, 2011, Wednesday // 08:14 | Viewed: 2112

7 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Rain, Gusts

Code yellow has been declared for all Bulgarian regions Sunday, except the northwestern Danube Region of Vidin, over the forecast for downpours.

Society » Environment | October 11, 2011, Tuesday // 10:23 | Viewed: 1251

Code Yellow in Southern, Eastern Bulgaria over Downpours

Code yellow has been declared in the southern and eastern regions of Bulgaria for Monday following forecasts for more downpours.

Society » Environment | October 10, 2011, Monday // 09:25 | Viewed: 1394

Light Earthquake Registered near Bulgaria's Capital Sofia

A light earthquake was registered near Bulgaria's capital Sofia early Sunday morning.

Society » Environment | October 9, 2011, Sunday // 12:18 | Viewed: 1757

Entire Bulgaria under Code Yellow over Downpours

Code yellow has been declared for all Bulgarian regions Sunday, except the northwestern Danube Region of Vidin, over the forecast for downpours.

Society » Environment | October 9, 2011, Sunday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1469

Angry Bulgarians Protest Shale Gas Exploration

Hundreds of Bulgarians braved a cold autumn rain and marched in the streets of capital Sofia Saturday to request a ban on shale gas exploration in the country.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2011, Saturday // 17:06 | Viewed: 2700

2 Large Wildfires Rage Near Bulgarian Capital at End of Summer

Bulgarian firefighters are tackling two sizeable wildfires east and west of capital Sofia, which started at the very end of warm days in October.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2011, Saturday // 12:12 | Viewed: 1365

Bulgaria's 'Gypsy Summer' Comes to an End

Saturday will mark a significant change in the weather in Bulgaria, ending a string of exceptionally warm September and October days, and setting the stage for the real beginning of fall.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2011, Saturday // 10:31 | Viewed: 2639

Brussels Gives Up Plans to Sue Bulgaria over Poor Waste Disposal

The European Commission has surprisingly dropped plans to pursue court action against Bulgaria for failing to properly implement EU waste law, citing progress in preparations for a recycling plant.

Society » Environment | October 7, 2011, Friday // 12:09 | Viewed: 2360

Quake Brings Reminiscence of Vrancea Disaster in Romania

An earthquake with a 5.1 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 | October 4, 2011, Tuesday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1787

Bulgarian Antarctic Expedition to Research Climate Change, Build Church

The 20th Bulgarian expedition to Antarctica will set out early November with an ambitious agenda emphasizing on the effects of global warming on local plant and animal life.

Society » Environment | October 2, 2011, Sunday // 16:04 | Viewed: 2855

Free Nylon Plastic Bags Cease to Exist in Bulgaria

Free small nylon plastic shopping bags will never be seen again in Bulgaria, it has been made clear Saturday.

Society » Environment | October 1, 2011, Saturday // 15:39 | Viewed: 1822

Bulgaria Welcomes Autumn 2011

Autumn finally came in Bulgaria on Friday, putting an end to the country's summer days.

Society » Environment | September 23, 2011, Friday // 10:02 | Viewed: 1879

Mild Quake Shakes Southwestern Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.3 on the Richter scale struck about 160 kilometers southwest of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, on the territory of the country.

Society » Environment | September 21, 2011, Wednesday // 13:48 | Viewed: 1041

Eco Min Urges Bulgarians to Chill Out over Chevron's Shale Gas Drilling

Bulgaria's Environment Minister Nona Karadzhova has sought to quiet down public fears over the shale gas exploration permit granted by the Cabinet to US energy giant Chevron.

Society » Environment | September 21, 2011, Wednesday // 13:28 | Viewed: 1764
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