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Bulgaria Suffers Extreme Weather, Hemus Highway Closed

The current severe weather conditions have forced the closure of Hemus highway, and the port of Varna has been shut down.

Society » Environment | January 23, 2010, Saturday // 11:24 | Viewed: 5954

Bulgarian Red Cross Issues Extreme Weather Travel Warnings

The Bulgarian Red Cross has warned people not to travel unless it is absolutely necessary, and to make sure they are carrying fully-charged GSM phones, in case of emergency.

Society » Environment | January 22, 2010, Friday // 18:17 | Viewed: 3461

Cold Front Brings Freezing Conditions to Bulgaria

North East Bulgaria is feeling the brunt of the freezing weather that is sweeping the country with -22 degrees centigrade measured overnight in Glavnitsa near Silistra.

Society » Environment | January 22, 2010, Friday // 10:47 | Viewed: 2810

Eastern Bulgaria Gripped by Heavy Snow

Eastern Bulgaria woke up Tuesday in the grip of a heavy snow storm with treacherous roads, power outages and canceled school classes.

Society » Environment | January 19, 2010, Tuesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 2527

Stara Zagora Protesters Hurl Eggs, Spit at Bulgarian Ministers

The Bulgarian Ministers of Environment and Defense have been pelted with eggs by angry protesters in the town of Stara Zagora.

Society » Environment | January 18, 2010, Monday // 16:03 | Viewed: 2914

Bulgaria Parliament Eases Laws on GM Crop Cultivation

The Bulgarian Parliament has approved amendments to the law on Genetically Modified Organisms at the first reading on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | January 13, 2010, Wednesday // 18:07 | Viewed: 4957

Bulgaria Begins Reconstruction of Sofia Water Purification Station

Bulgaria's Minister of Environment and Waters, Nona Karadzhova and Sofia's Mayor Yordanka Fandakova, broke ground Tuesday of the reconstruction of the water purification station near Kubratovo.

Society » Environment | January 12, 2010, Tuesday // 14:19 | Viewed: 2526

Bulgaria Sets More Winter Warmth Records

Seven Bulgarian cities and towns set new temperature records of winter warmth Saturday, the National Meteorology Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences reports.

Society » Environment | January 9, 2010, Saturday // 19:34 | Viewed: 2616

Bulgaria Sees Record-High Temperatures

Temperature records were recorded in Southern Bulgaria and the capital Sofia on Thursday, marking the second period of unusually warm weather since the new year set in.

Society » Environment | January 7, 2010, Thursday // 15:15 | Viewed: 2610

Cold Weather Causes Chaos across Europe, 122 Dead in Poland

Severe winter weather has brought dangerous conditions and transport disruption to parts of Europe.

Society » Environment | January 6, 2010, Wednesday // 19:08 | Viewed: 7264

Bulgaria's Lom Residents On Edge over Danube Flood Worries

The high water level in the Danube is continuing to worry local Lom residents in North Bulgaria after on Monday it was measured at 7,05 meters and is expected to rise at least 20 cm over the coming days.

Society » Environment | January 5, 2010, Tuesday // 13:32 | Viewed: 5316

2 Flights Fail to Land at Sofia Airport over Snow Storm

Two flights have failed to land in Sofia due to the snowy conditions in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia Airport Executive Director, Plamen Stanchev reported Tuesday.

Society » Environment | January 5, 2010, Tuesday // 12:55 | Viewed: 2577

Heavy Bulgaria Snow, Ice Causes Sofia Traffic Chaos

Heavy snow across North and Western Bulgaria has caused traffic delays and has bought much of the capital Sofia to a halt as traffic jams have built up in the city center.

Society » Environment | January 5, 2010, Tuesday // 11:27 | Viewed: 4409

Bulgaria Endures Cold, Heavy Traffic

A freezing cold front swept over much of Bulgaria on Sunday with snowstorms snarling the intensified traffic as the Christmas and New Year holidays are coming to an end.

Society » Environment | January 3, 2010, Sunday // 10:19 | Viewed: 4533

2010 Brings Record-High Temperatures in Bulgaria

Temperature records were seen across Bulgaria on the first day of the new year, marking the second day in a row with unusually warm weather, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) announced.

Society » Environment | January 1, 2010, Friday // 15:49 | Viewed: 9263

Light Earthquake Shakes South Bulgaria

A magnitude 2,9 quake shook the area around the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv on Thursday afternoon at 13:07.

Society » Environment | December 31, 2009, Thursday // 20:07 | Viewed: 3631

Bulgaria Basks in New Year's Eve Heat Wave

Temperature records were seen across Bulgaria on New Year's Eve, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) reported Thursday.

Society » Environment | December 31, 2009, Thursday // 15:53 | Viewed: 3503

The Bulgaria 2009 Review: Environment

Not unlike 2008, 2009 was marked by active environmentalist campaigns, led by the Greens party and a number of different NGOs united in the "For the Nature" Coalition.

Society » Environment | December 30, 2009, Wednesday // 07:47 | Viewed: 1731

Light Earthquake Registered in Bulgaria Pirin Mountain

A light, 2,4 magnitude on the Richter scale earthquake was registered in Bulgaria by the European Seismology Institute Sunday.

Society » Environment | December 27, 2009, Sunday // 13:11 | Viewed: 2515

Christmas Brings Record Warmth to Bulgaria

The Bulgarian cities of Vratsa, Veliko Tarnovo, Varna and Kyustendil registered record high temperatures on Christmas Day.

Society » Environment | December 25, 2009, Friday // 17:28 | Viewed: 2921

Light Earthquake Registered Near Bulgaria’s Varna

A 2,6 magnitude on the Richter scale earthquake was registered on Christmas Day in the Bulgarian Black Sea territorial waters.

Society » Environment | December 25, 2009, Friday // 16:41 | Viewed: 3071
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