An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.5 points on the Richter scale has been registered in southwestern Bulgaria Monday, in the first hours of the new week.
5 new temperature records were set and one more equalled in Bulgaria Saturday, as warm weather has continued well into the fall.
Temperatures in Bulgaria over the weekend are forecast to reach 21°C to delight the people, who are eagerly expecting what may prove to be the last warm spell this year.
Code orange has been declared Thursday in four regions in southern Bulgaria due to heavy downpours, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, has announced.
President Rosen Plevneliev will hand the Bulgarian flag to the 21st Antarctic Expedition at an official ceremony starting 11 a.m on Wednesday.
EU Humanitarian Aid Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva has expressed her condolences at the victims of the Hurricane Sandy, which hit the US Tuesday.
Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has strongly recommended that Bulgarian citizens refrain from travelling to the East Coast of the United States, which is most strongly affected by the growth of superstorm Sandy.
The heavy rains that hit central, western and southern Bulgaria are expected to abate on Tuesday, but temperatures will start to go down, weather forecasts say.
Some 5 000 households in Western Bulgaria were left without electricity Monday night as a result of power outages caused by inclement weather.
An elderly woman lost her life when she fell from the balcony of her home in the Danube city of Ruse during Monday's high winds.
Main streets in Bulgaria's capital Sofia have been flooded after torrential rains drenched the city on Monday morning.
Five temperature records were broken in Bulgaria Sunday, after high south winds brought warm air to the country in the midst of fall.
The early first snow for the new winter has already fallen in Central Europe, tragically claiming three lives in Poland.
A tsunami alert issued for the Pacific Ocean Sunday following a strong 7.7 degree earthquake in Canada has now been cancelled.
A very strong earthquake, with magnitude estimated at 7..7 degrees on the Richter scale, shook Canada's British Columbia province overnight.
Bulgaria's National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology has declared code yellow for potentially dangerous weather for 17 Bulgarian districts.
Code yellow has been declared for seven Bulgarian regions Sunday over the forecast for gusty winds.
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