Atmosphere of Earth

Highly Polluted Air in Ruse, Vidin, Plovdiv and 6 Other Cities in Bulgaria

Dangerously high pollution was registered this morning in Vidin, Ruse and Plovdiv, according to a NOVA report on the European Commission's Air Quality Index portal.

In Vidin, measuring instruments of the Environmental Executive Agency reported a fine particulate matter concentration of 125 micrograms per cubic meter, which is more than 2 times the norm.

AirBG Platform: Nitrogen Dioxide Levels in Sofia Are 2 Times Above the Norm

The levels of nitrogen dioxide in Sofia are twice higher than the norm. The data was exported from the AirBG platform. According to them, the main reason is car traffic. The most polluted places are the busy intersections like the one at Eagle Bridge. Statistics show that 75,000 people die in Europe each year due to nitrogen dioxide.

It Will Be Sunny Today, around and after Noon - Hot

According to NIMH, it will be sunny and hot today, with light cloud in the afternoon mainly in mountainous areas. There will be light east-northeast wind, in the Eastern and Northern Bulgaria. The maximum temperatures will be from 32C to 37C. Atmospheric pressure is and will remain slightly higher than the average for August.

Sunny and Hot Saturday

According to NIMH, it will be sunny and hot today, with light cloud in the afternoon mainly in mountainous areas. There will be light east-northeast wind, in the Eastern and Northern Bulgaria. The weather with maximum temperatures from 32C to 37C. Atmospheric pressure is and will remain slightly higher than the average for August.

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