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Half of Bulgaria Trapped in Snow

Twelve regions in Northeastern and Eastern Bulgaria have been placed under Code Orange due to severe winter conditions, authorities announced.

Society » Environment | December 20, 2012, Thursday // 10:30 | Viewed: 1803

Bulgaria to Brace for Cold, but Not Snowy Christmas

Bulgarians will not enjoy a snow blanket during their Christmas holiday and temperatures will be freezing cold, according to forecasts.

Society » Environment | December 19, 2012, Wednesday // 17:35 | Viewed: 1199

Mayor of Bulgaria's Bansko Seeks Expansion of Ski Zone

Georgi Ikonomov, Mayor of Bulgaria's mountain resort of Bansko, has submitted a petition with the Council of Ministers requesting the launch of legal proceedings for the extension of the ski zone in the town.

Society » Environment | December 19, 2012, Wednesday // 13:30 | Viewed: 2236

13 Bulgarian Regions under Code Orange over Severe Winter

A total of 13 Bulgarian regions have been placed under Code Orange due to severe winter conditions, according to the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society » Environment | December 19, 2012, Wednesday // 08:33 | Viewed: 4389

Icy Conditions Impede Traffic, Cause Injuries in Bulgaria

Icy streets and sidewalks in a number of Bulgarian cities and towns have sent Sunday hundreds of people to hospitals.

Society » Environment | December 16, 2012, Sunday // 19:21 | Viewed: 1818

Bulgaria's Greens Approach Human Rights Court on Nuclear Referendum

Bulgaria's Greens Party is preparing to file a case with the European Human Rights Court in Strasbourg against the rule of a local Court banning them from campaigning in the nuclear energy referendum.

Society » Environment | December 16, 2012, Sunday // 17:13 | Viewed: 1468

17 Bulgarian Regions under Sleet Alert

Code yellow over snow and ice has been declared for seventeen Bulgarian regions, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) announced Sunday morning.

Society » Environment | December 16, 2012, Sunday // 10:27 | Viewed: 1077

Sofia City Hall Offers Free Tea to Counter Freezing Cold

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

Society » Environment | December 15, 2012, Saturday // 12:45 | Viewed: 1786

12 Bulgarian Regions under Severe Cold Alert

Code yellow over dangerously low temperatures has been declared in western, northwestern and northern Bulgarian, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) announced Saturday morning.

Society » Environment | December 15, 2012, Saturday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1099

Strong Earthquake Shattered Bulgarian City's Heating

The central heating system of the Bulgarian city of Pernik has turned out to have been badly damaged by the May 20, 2012, earthquake that shook Western Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | December 14, 2012, Friday // 18:52 | Viewed: 1291

Severe Cold Claims Two Lives in Bulgaria

A severe cold spell continues to affect in Bulgaria, with two lives claimed by the freezing weather in the country.

Society » Environment | December 14, 2012, Friday // 13:43 | Viewed: 2021

Mercury Falls to Minus 22C in Bulgaria

Code orange over extremely low temperatures has been declared in the western Kyustendil and Pernik regions, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) announced Friday morning.

Society » Environment | December 14, 2012, Friday // 08:09 | Viewed: 1334

Code Orange over Severe Cold Declared for W Bulgaria

Bulgaria's national weather service has declared code orange over extremely cold weather expected Friday in the western Kyustendil and Pernik regions.

Society » Environment | December 13, 2012, Thursday // 19:55 | Viewed: 2593

Bulgaria Cracks under Record Cold

Four temperature records were registered Thursday morning by Bulgaria's national weather service, as a cold wave gripped the country.

Society » Environment | December 13, 2012, Thursday // 14:17 | Viewed: 1326

3.4 Earthquake Shakes Romania's Vrancea near Bulgaria

An earthquake with a 3.4 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 | December 12, 2012, Wednesday // 12:55 | Viewed: 1170

Bulgaria Declares Code Yellow over High Winds

Code yellow has been declared for twenty four Bulgarian regions Wednesday over the forecast for cold weather and gusty winds.

Society » Environment | December 12, 2012, Wednesday // 08:39 | Viewed: 1053

Bulgaria Imposes Full Ban on Bear Hunting

The Bulgarian Parliament voted Tuesday legislative amendments banning all hunting of bears on the territory of Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | December 11, 2012, Tuesday // 18:15 | Viewed: 1459

Bulgaria under Code Yellow over Snow, Rain, Winds

Twenty Bulgarian regions are under code yellow on Tuesday over snow, rains and gusty winds, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) announced.

Society » Environment | December 11, 2012, Tuesday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1498

Eagles Bridge Protesters Named Bulgaria's 'Human of the Year'

The people who gathered in downtown Sofia to protest a controversial forestry act in June have been collectively named the country's Human of the Year by a Bulgarian human rights NGO.

Society » Environment | December 11, 2012, Tuesday // 14:34 | Viewed: 1319

2.1 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded near Sofia

A light earthquake measuring 2.1 on the Richter scale was registered in the small hours of Tuesday near Sofia.

Society » Environment | December 11, 2012, Tuesday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1113

Blizzards, Cold Claim 9 Lives in Balkans, Central Europe

The heavy snowfall that engulfed much of South-Eastern and Central Europe over the weekend has claimed at least 9 lives.

Society » Environment | December 9, 2012, Sunday // 20:01 | Viewed: 2373
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