Country: Bulgaria Population: 1 205 509

The EC Appointed Bulgarian as Head of the EC Representation in Croatia

The European Commission has appointed Bulgarian Ognyan Zlatev as Head of the EC Representation in the Croatian capital city of Zagreb, it was reported from Brussels. Zlatev previously worked on the same position in Sofia.

The EC points out that he is a highly-qualified communications expert with nearly 30 years of professional experience.

Yellow Code for Intense Rainfall and Thunderstorms in 10 Districts in Bulgaria

Yellow code has been declared in 10 districts in southern and central Bulgaria due to intense rainfall and thunderstorms.

The code applies to the districts of Plovdiv, Smolyan, Kardzhali, Haskovo, Yambol, Gabrovska, Lovech, Veliko Tarnovo, Targovishte and Bourgas. In these areas there will be intense rainfall, accompanied by thunder and wind gain.

Boyko Borissov and Zoran Zaev Will Meet in Plovdiv

The Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and Northern Macedonia will meet in Plovdiv.

The second economic forum in the city will bring together Boyko Borissov and Zoran Zaev. The two of them will meet after the exacerbation of the relations between the two countries due to historical disputes around the figure of Gotse Delchev.

The Problematic Places of Sofia, which Get Flooded after Heavy Rainfall

Since the beginning of the year, the Metropolitan Inspectorate has cleaned nearly 5,000 of the 33,000 rainwater shafts in Sofia. This was made clear by the words of engineer Nikolai Kyucukov from the office on the occasion of yesterday's difficulties, which the pouring rain created in the city. The most problematic are the low plots, one of which is the newly renovated part of Solunska Street.

Fire in Downtown Sofia

Fire broke out in the center of Sofia. Thick black smoke rises above the buildings in the region of UMHAT "Tsaritsa Yoanna - ISUL".

The reason is burning tires in the region, the MoI officers on duty said.
There is no danger of a fire burning in the surrounding buildings or threatened people, the Ministry of Interior added.