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Dam Bursts, Floods Bulgarian Village

The Bulgarian village of Biser, located near the southern town of Harmanly, has been flooded, as the local "Ivanovo" dam has burst.

Society » Environment | February 6, 2012, Monday // 09:46 | Viewed: 3498

Bulgaria Regions Alarmed over Floods, Severe Cold

The southern Bulgarian town of Zlatograd is ready to be evacuated due to heavy downpours, while other parts of the country remain under Code Orange because of the severe winter conditions.

Society » Environment | February 6, 2012, Monday // 08:26 | Viewed: 1890

Bulgaria Braces for Winter Hell as Snow, Cold Return

A fresh cold snap with blizzards will set in Bulgaria in the beginning of the new week, after a few days of warm winter weather.

Society » Environment | February 5, 2012, Sunday // 19:57 | Viewed: 2630

Sofia to Welcome US State Secretary Clinton with Russian Snow

A second cold wave with heavy snow has gripped Bulgaria Sunday, the day of the visit of US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton.

Society » Environment | February 5, 2012, Sunday // 10:43 | Viewed: 1450

Bulgarian Eco Activists with New Rally against Forestry Act

Bulgarian environmentalist staged once again Saturday a protest rally against looming amendments to the Forestry Act.

Society » Environment | February 4, 2012, Saturday // 17:26 | Viewed: 1588

Bulgaria Braces for Fresh Weekend Snow

Nine Bulgarian regions remain under code yellow Saturday over fog and snow, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) has announced.

Society » Environment | February 4, 2012, Saturday // 11:48 | Viewed: 2939

US Environmentalists Sue Bulgarian Artist Christo over River Project

A lawsuit has been filed by group of environmentalists, outdoor enthusiasts and wildlife advocates demanding to block a project by Bulgarian-born artist to drape fabric canopies along a long stretch of the Arkansas River in Colorado.

Society » Environment | February 3, 2012, Friday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1734

Mercury Climbs up amidst Forecast of New Snow in Bulgaria

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

Society » Environment | February 3, 2012, Friday // 12:47 | Viewed: 1665

Bulgaria Wakes up to Fresh Snow

Bulgaria wakes up Thursday to freezing cold accompanied by a fresh snow cover, but without new record low temperatures.

Society » Environment | February 2, 2012, Thursday // 08:08 | Viewed: 2282

Bulgaria Promised Respite from Polar Cold Wave Very Soon

The severe cold snap that hit hard Bulgaria, pushing the mercury down to record lows, will gradually die out by the end of this week, only to be succeeded by heavy snowfalls, forecasts say.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 21:32 | Viewed: 2331

Deadly Cold Snap Moves from East to West Europe

The deadly cold snap, which claimed at least 60 lives in Eastern Europe, has begun to move west, causing traffic disruptions in Switzerland and Italy.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 16:02 | Viewed: 3121

Bulgaria Reports New Record Low as Cold Spell Peaks

Temperatures in the town of Sevlievo, northern Bulgaria, plunged Wednesday morning to minus 31,4 C, a record low, which made the region one of the hardest hit by the severe cold spell in Eastern Europe.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 14:31 | Viewed: 9610

Light Earthquake Registered in Southern Bulgaria

A light earthquake was registered Wednesday in southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1471

Bulgaria Remains in Grip of Polar Cold

All, but one, 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 1, 2012, Wednesday // 09:01 | Viewed: 2943

Bulgaria Severe Cold Snap Claims More Lives

The winter cold snap in Bulgaria has killed another two as temperatures dropped to record lows, schools closed down, roads became impassable and power supplies were cut off.

Society » Environment | January 31, 2012, Tuesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 4791

Polar Cold Shuts Down Hundreds of Schools in Bulgaria

More than 450 schools across Bulgaria closed their doors on Tuesday morning as the country was hit by a wave of polar cold.

Society » Environment | January 31, 2012, Tuesday // 14:22 | Viewed: 1791

Mercury in Bulgaria Hits Record Lows

The temperatures in Bulgaria fell to record lows Tuesday morning, even lower than Monday.

Society » Environment | January 31, 2012, Tuesday // 08:14 | Viewed: 2511

Sofia City Hall Offers Free Tea to Counter Polar Cold

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

Society » Environment | January 30, 2012, Monday // 08:50 | Viewed: 3132

Bulgaria Braces for Code Orange Due to Harsh Cold

Code orange has been declared for almost the entire territory of Bulgaria Monday by the national weather service, due to especially cold weather setting in.

Society » Environment | January 29, 2012, Sunday // 19:48 | Viewed: 2372

Romania Still Battles with Heavy Snow

Five Romanians have perished in the wake of heavy snowfalll that has continued, chiefly in southern Romania, since Thursday.

Society » Environment | January 29, 2012, Sunday // 12:09 | Viewed: 2045

Bulgaria under Code Yellow for Severe Cold

Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared over almost the entire territory of Bulgaria due to an incipient cold wave.

Society » Environment | January 29, 2012, Sunday // 10:09 | Viewed: 2030
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