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Bulgaria's International E-79 Road Back and Functioning

The international E-79 road connecting Bulgaria with Greece, which partially collapsed in the beginning of December 2010, has been fully repaired and is already functioning.

Society » Environment | December 15, 2010, Wednesday // 11:29 | Viewed: 2119

Bulgarian Environmentalists March to Save Pirin

Bulgarian environmentalists will stage a protest Wednesday in downtown Sofia dedicated to the protection of the Pirin mountain region in Southwest Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | December 15, 2010, Wednesday // 08:33 | Viewed: 1830

80 People Injured on Bulgarian Capital's Icy Streets

The main hospital in Sofia 'Pirogov' has received 80 people with snow-related injuries so far on Tuesday after due to the icy conditions in the Bulgarian capital.

Society » Environment | December 14, 2010, Tuesday // 20:17 | Viewed: 1888

Thin Snow Covers Bulgaria

Thin snow of up to 5 cm will cover the bigger part of the country, according to weather forecasts by Bulgarian meteorologists.

Society » Environment | December 13, 2010, Monday // 11:13 | Viewed: 2487

Bulgaria Braces for First String of Cold Winter Days

Bulgaria faces its first cold week in the new winter season, after temperatures dropped severely Thursday evening.

Society » Environment | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 19:28 | Viewed: 1532

Bulgaria PM to Govt: Will Snow Catch You with Pants Down?

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has brandished plans to make sure everyone does his job properly so that the authorities are not "surprised" by the first heavy snow this year.

Society » Environment | December 10, 2010, Friday // 14:35 | Viewed: 1803

Snow to Cover Bulgaria at Christmas, Warmer at New Year’s Eve

At Christmas, Bulgaria will be covered in snow, but the weather will be warmer by New Year’s Eve, according to a weather forecast by TV-MET.

Society » Environment | December 10, 2010, Friday // 10:35 | Viewed: 3352

Code Orange Raised as Winter Arrives in Bulgaria

The national weather service in Bulgaria has raised a Code Orange warning for Friday as temperatures sharply dropped overnight on the entire territory of the country and the meteorological winter arrived.

Society » Environment | December 10, 2010, Friday // 08:23 | Viewed: 1939

Bulgaria Braces for 1st Heavy Snow

The weather on the entire territory of Bulgaria will sharply change overnight into December 10, and the meteorological winter will arrive in the country.

Society » Environment | December 9, 2010, Thursday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1974

Bulgaria Boasts 'Overachievement' of Kyoto Protocol Targets

Bulgaria has surpassed the targets for greenhouse gas emissions set by the Kyoto Protocol, even though this is primarily the result of the restructuring, (an euphemism for the collapse) of its industry after 1989.

Society » Environment | December 9, 2010, Thursday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1473

Flood-Swallowed Truck Found in Bulgaria, Driver Still Missing

The truck swallowed by the flooded Struma river Saturday was recovered Wednesday morning, but its driver is still missing an authorities say chances for his survival are slim.

Society » Environment | December 8, 2010, Wednesday // 10:48 | Viewed: 1540

Bulgarian Man Goes Missing in Greece Flood

A Bulgarian citizen has disappeared in Northern Greece as the torrential rains and the rising level of the Struma River have caused floods in parts of the country not unlike the situation in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | December 6, 2010, Monday // 18:41 | Viewed: 2776

Bulgaria-Greece Road to Remain Closed for 10 Days

The major road in southwestern Bulgaria, and main connection to neighboring Greece, E-79, will remain closed for traffic for at least 10-12 days, the Blagoevgrad Regional Governor, Valeri Smilenov, informs.

Society » Environment | December 6, 2010, Monday // 10:35 | Viewed: 3026

7 Bulgarians Safe and Sound after Rescue from Flooded Cave

The rescue operation to free four adults and three teenagers who have been stranded in the Duhlata cave in western Bulgaria for two days ended successfully late on Sunday.

Society » Environment | December 5, 2010, Sunday // 21:17 | Viewed: 1880

Long-Term Traffic Disruption Looms along Sofia-Kulata Road

A section of the E-79 road, the international road running from Bulgaria's Sofia to Kulata and Thessaloniki in Greece, may remain impassable for a whole month following a landslide, caused by the rising of the Struma River.

Society » Environment | December 5, 2010, Sunday // 17:46 | Viewed: 4094

Flood Situation in Bulgaria 'Under Control'

The flood situation in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, caused by torrential rains on Saturday, is under control and returning to normal, Mayor Yordanka Fandakova, reports.

Society » Environment | December 5, 2010, Sunday // 13:17 | Viewed: 2117

Mass Rescue Effort to Free Cave-Stranded Bulgarian Adults, Teens

The rescue operation to free four adults and three teenagers who have been stranded in the Duhlata cave in western Bulgaria for 24 hours now is continuing, Civil Defense informed Sunday.

Society » Environment | December 5, 2010, Sunday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1855

Parts of Bulgaria Still Under Emergency over Torrential Rains

Torrential rains falling in the last twenty four hours in Bulgaria have triggered major problems in several regions, especially in the western and southwestern parts of the country.

Society » Environment | December 5, 2010, Sunday // 10:18 | Viewed: 2078

Main Bulgaria-Greece Road Collapses, River Devours Truck, Driver

A truck and its driver have disappeared with no trace into the raging Struma River in Southwestern Bulgaria during efforts to reinforce one of the lanes of the E-79 road leading from Sofia to Greece.

Society » Environment | December 5, 2010, Sunday // 06:58 | Viewed: 4284

Flood, Landslide Destroy Lane of Main Bulgaria-Greece Road

One of the two lanes of the E-79 road, the international road running from Bulgaria's Sofia to Kulata and Thessaloniki in Greece, has been destroyed by a landslide caused by the rising of the Struma River.

Society » Environment | December 5, 2010, Sunday // 03:42 | Viewed: 2061

Bulgaria's Blagoevgrad Sees Record Amount of Incessant Rain

As much of Western Bulgaria has seen floods because of torrential rain, the highest amount of rain was recorded in the city of Blagoevgrad – 60 liters per square meters in just 20 hours.

Society » Environment | December 4, 2010, Saturday // 19:31 | Viewed: 2060
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