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Bulgaria Remains under Code Yellow over Freeze

Code yellow for inclement winter weather has been issued for several Bulgarian regions Tuesday, according to the forecast of the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS)

Society » Environment | February 14, 2012, Tuesday // 08:36 | Viewed: 1650

Snowfall Disrupts Bulgarian Railways Traffic

The Bulgarian State-owned railways BDZ schedule is experiencing disruptions and delays Monday over the new snowfall.

Society » Environment | February 13, 2012, Monday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1458

Environmentalists Launch Campaign to Certify 1st Bulgarian Bio-Village

Environmentalists have launched a campaign for the certification of the north-western village of Lyubenovo, Nikopol municipality, as the first bio-village in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | February 13, 2012, Monday // 12:24 | Viewed: 2002

Bulgaria Gripped by New Heavy Snowfall

A new heavy snowfall has gripped Bulgaria at the start of the week, accompanied by strong winds in western and northern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | February 13, 2012, Monday // 10:38 | Viewed: 2313

2 Weak Quakes Registered Near Bulgarian Capital

Two very minor earthquakes have been registered in the small hours Monday near Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | February 13, 2012, Monday // 08:23 | Viewed: 827

Bulgaria Braces for More Snow, Cold

Bulgaria's exceptionally cold and snowy winter weather is expected to continue on Sunday, as a number of regions have been alarmed for potential danger.

Society » Environment | February 12, 2012, Sunday // 10:40 | Viewed: 3687

Danube River Freezes over Bulgaria’s Silistra

The Bulgarian section of the Danube River completely froze over during the course of Friday night into Saturday.

Society » Environment | February 11, 2012, Saturday // 11:49 | Viewed: 2475

Northern Bulgaria still under Code Orange over Polar Cold

Twelve regions in northern Bulgaria remain under code orange over extremely low temperatures, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) has announced.

Society » Environment | February 11, 2012, Saturday // 10:46 | Viewed: 1586

17 Bulgarian Regions still under Code Orange over Polar Cold

Seventeen Bulgarian regions remain under code orange over extremely low temperatures, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) has announced.

Society » Environment | February 10, 2012, Friday // 09:31 | Viewed: 1695

2 Mild Earthquakes Felt in Southeastern Bulgaria

Two mild earthquakes were felt in the first hour of Friday morning in the area of the towns of Elhovo and Topolovgrad in southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | February 10, 2012, Friday // 09:22 | Viewed: 1487

NGOs Demand Ban on Black Sea Turbot Fishing

Greenpeace Bulgaria and the Bulgarian "Za Zemiata" (For the Earth) organization have demanded that a moratorium be implemented on turbot fishing in the Black Sea for a period of one year.

Society » Environment | February 9, 2012, Thursday // 18:29 | Viewed: 1146

Winter 'Hurricane' Causes Severe Damage on Bulgaria's Coast

The damage from Wednesday hurricane winds and 5-meter high sea waves on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast is estimated at BGN millions.

Society » Environment | February 9, 2012, Thursday // 15:18 | Viewed: 3954

Bulgarian Danube Expected to Freeze Over

The Bulgarian section of the Danube River is expected to completely freeze over during the course of Thursday.

Society » Environment | February 9, 2012, Thursday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1308

Bulgaria at Risk of Snowmelt Flooding in end-February

The southern Bulgarian regions of Haskovo, Harmanli, Galabovo, Svilengrad and Kardzhali are under threat of floods resulting from the melting of snow in end-Februay and the beginning of March.

Society » Environment | February 9, 2012, Thursday // 09:34 | Viewed: 2284

Blizzards Engulf NE Bulgaria as South Gets Flooded

All roads in the northern Bulgarian region of Ruse have remained closed throughout Tuesday, as heavy snow with high winds rendered the situation unmanageable.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 17:27 | Viewed: 4674

Bulgarian Railways Warn Passengers to Avoid Travel

The Bulgarian State-owned railways BDZ are asking their customers to avoid travel unless there is an absolute emergency.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 16:24 | Viewed: 1906

N Greece Declares Emergency after Bulgarian Floods

Greece has declared an emergency situation in the northern Evros province after heavy rains and melting snow caused the great Evros river to come out of its banks.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 16:04 | Viewed: 2588

Flood-Hit Bulgarian Village under Threat of Second Dam Failure

There is a threat of a second dam wall failure in the vicinity of the village of Biser, the press office of the Interior Ministry said in a statement Tuesday noon.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 14:28 | Viewed: 4020

Bulgarian EU 'Disaster' Commissioner: Worst is Yet to Come

The next two weeks will be very difficult and the melting snow could make the situation very complex, according the Bulgaria's EU Commissioner on International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 13:21 | Viewed: 1365

Bulgaria's Maritsa River Dike Collapses near Svilengrad

The left dike of the Maritsa River has collapsed near the southern Bulgarian village of Generalovo, sending a huge flood wave in the direction of Kapitan Andreevo.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 13:17 | Viewed: 2643

8 Confirmed Dead after Flooding Disaster in Southern Bulgaria

The southern Bulgarian village of Biser, which suffered a massive flood Monday after a dam wall collapsed, is still struggling to recover from the disaster with the help of rescue teams from the Bulgarian Red Cross and the Ministries of Defense and Inter

Society » Environment | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 09:47 | Viewed: 2112
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