Balkan Mountains

Weather in Bulgaria: Warm and Dry Period Begins

Another warm and relatively dry period begins. No precipitation is expected today. If there are any, they will be in isolated places in the mountainous and foothill areas, mostly in the Fore-Balkans and the central Stara Planina. Temperatures in the afternoon will be between 25 and 30 degrees. Wind with noticeably stronger gusts is expected in Eastern Bulgaria.

Bulgaria: Defense Ministry Gives out 4 Cougar Choppers for Airborne Ambulance Service

The roadmap prepared by the Ministry of Health for medical evacuation by air of injured Bulgarian citizens includes the purchase of 1 helicopter with European funds and provision of national funding for the repair of 4 available Cougar helicopters, owned by the Ministry of Defense.

Why Are There No Rescue Helicopters in Bulgaria?

According to the director of the Mountain Rescue Service of the Bulgarian Red Cross Emil Neshev- Bulgaria will not have an air ambulance before 2023.

  It is about time we have an air rescue system. Helicopter rescue service is for our whole society, announced on the air of Bulgaria ON AIR Emil Neshev after another tragic incident with a tourist in the mountains.

Bulgaria: Accidents in the Balkan Mountain with Tourists, One Dead

A rescue operation in Stara Planina continued until late last night, where mountain rescuers had to carry two severely injured tourists on a stretcher.   In two days, 7 tourists were injured in the area of ​​North Jendem.   Unfortunately, one died. The tragic incident is from yesterday afternoon.

Bulgarians Celebrate the Day of Hristo Botev and Fights for Freedom and Independence of Bulgaria

Every year on June 2 at noon, for three minutes the air raid sirens across Bulgaria sound in alarm. Cars stop, pedestrians bow their heads and students rise at their desks. Everyone observes a moment of dignified silence.

PM Borissov: The Construction of Balkan Stream is in Full Swing

The construction of Balkan Stream is in full swing, more than 5 km a day are being worked on, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said during the inspection of the Balkan Stream gas transmission infrastructure in the section from Gorni Dabnik crane junction to Selanovtsi crane junction, said the government press office.