Heavy Rainfall and Storms Sweep Across 16 Bulgarian Regions: Yellow Code Warning Issued

The weather situation in Bulgaria today is characterized by heavy rainfall and stormy conditions affecting numerous regions across the country. The regions under a yellow code warning for heavy rainfall include:

  • Vidin
  • Montana
  • Vratsa
  • Lovech
  • Pleven
  • Gabrovo
  • Sliven
  • Veliko Tarnovo
  • Razgrad
  • Shumen
  • Targovishte
  • Dobrich
  • Varna
  • Silistra
  • Ruse
  • Sofia region

Specific Regional Impacts

  • Loveshko: Inspections for damage from last night's storm are ongoing.
  • Veliko Tarnovo: Some areas are without electricity, leading to a non-school day at "Vela Blagoeva" secondary school.
  • Sliven: Storms with hail caused significant damage, particularly in the "Rechitsa" district of Sliven and the village of Mechkarevo.
  • Yambol: Experienced stormy wind and light hail, resulting in fallen trees and damage to cars.
  • Shumen: Hail accompanied by heavy rain and wind.
  • Gabrovo: Streets flooded due to a storm.

General Weather Forecast

  • Morning: Broken clouds, mostly sunny in many places.
  • Afternoon and Evening: Development of cumulus and cumulus-rain clouds, leading to brief showers with thunder. Northern Bulgaria is particularly at risk for intense precipitation and hail, continuing into Friday night. Wind patterns vary: weak from the northwest in northwestern Bulgaria and from the northeast in other regions. Maximum temperatures will range from 30°C to 35°C, slightly lower in Northwestern Bulgaria (around 29°C in Sofia).<...
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