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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: 1673

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: 2310

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: 2335

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: 3137

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: 10143

Light Earthquake Registered in Southern Bulgaria

A light earthquake was registered Wednesday in southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1505

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: 2998

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: 4989

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: 1809

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: 2534

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: 3153

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: 2411

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: 2068

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: 2038

Code Red on Freight Traffic Lifted for Entire Bulgaria

The ban on tractor trailers of over 10 tons on the roads of four Bulgarian regions – Varna, Burgas, Silistra and Dobrich has been lifted effective 2 pm Saturday.

Society » Environment | January 28, 2012, Saturday // 14:41 | Viewed: 1944

Bulgaria under Code Yellow over Snow, Cold

Twenty six Bulgarian regions are under code yellow Saturday over snow and freezing cold, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) announced.

Society » Environment | January 28, 2012, Saturday // 10:49 | Viewed: 2530

Polar Cold Wave to Hit Bulgaria Next Week

The blizzards, which hit hard Bulgaria, blocking highways and leaving thousands of people without electricity, will be tailing off only to be replaced by polar cold next week.

Society » Environment | January 27, 2012, Friday // 10:52 | Viewed: 3488

Bulgaria Still under Code Red over Heavy Snow

The situation in Bulgaria remains difficult and serious Friday in the aftermath of the blizzard that gripped the country Wednesday and Thursday.

Society » Environment | January 27, 2012, Friday // 08:20 | Viewed: 3887

Snow Freezes Freight Traffic on Bulgaria's Roads

Heavy freight trucks have been banned from travelling in and through Bulgaria, as heavy snowfall that started overnight is continuing throughout the country Thursday.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 14:39 | Viewed: 8817

Bulgaria Joins Romania in Danube Sturgeon Protection

Bulgaria has officially extended its one-year ban on Danube sturgeon fishing for a further four year, thus joining its northern neighbor Romania.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1870

Sofia City Hall Convenes Emergency Headquarters over Snow

The Sofia City Hall has called emergency headquarters to coordinate the cleaning of snow-covered roads.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 12:35 | Viewed: 2415
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