Bulgaria's Danube in Ice Grab

Politics | February 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00
Bulgaria's Danube in Ice Grab Bulgaria's monument ship Radezki was completely blocked in the ice embrace of the Danube. More than 80% of the river are now under thick ice cover. Photo by bulphoto.com

About 80% of Bulgaria's part of Danube River is already in the embrace of ice, with prospects of the entire area to be frozen by Friday.

With temperatures of air around minus 20 in the last couple of days, the ice has persisted and threatens to entirely block the traffic along the river.

The record blistering cold over the Balkans claimed the lives of twelve people in various countries of the region overnight.

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