Dobrich Province

Weather in Bulgaria: Yellow Code for Rain in almost all of the country

The National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology has issued a yellow code for intense rain and thunderstorms for today, May 17, for almost all of Bulgaria. Exceptions are only four districts in the north-eastern part of the country - Shumen, Silistra, Dobrich and Varna.

Bulgaria: An American Jumped from the 7th floor and Killed Himself and an Elderly Pedestrian

An accident took the lives of two people in the Bulgarian city of Dobrich.

An American citizen jumped from the seventh floor of an apartment building on "Russia" Blvd. in the city, landing on an elderly person walking in front of the building, BNR reports.

Bulgaria: Charges Brought Against 'Vera Su' Ship Captain and his Assistant

Charges will be brought against the captain and assistant captain of the wrecked ship 'Vera Su', the Dobrich District Prosecutor's Office announced after the interrogations of the evacuated sailors held today.

The two will be detained for 72 hours after their interrogations are over. After that, their permanent detention will be requested.

Code Orange Warning of Strong Winds and Rough Seas in Place for Burgas Region, Code Yellow for Varna and Dobrich

A Code Orange warning of strong winds and rough seas has been issued for the coastal area of the region of Burgas, for the regions of Varna and Dobrich a Code Yellow in in place, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) said on its website.

The Number of COVID-19 Infected People in Bulgaria Reached 142

142 people are infected with a COVID-19 in Bulgaria. This was announced by the chief of the Operations Headquarters and the chief of the MMA, General Prof. Ventsislav Mutafchiiski.

After Dobrich and the four reported cases on Friday, the infection also reached Shumen. There is 1 patient in Shumen - he is admitted to the infectious ward. He came back from Bansko a few days ago.

Schools in 10 Regions of the Country Closed over the Flu Outbreak

The Ministry of Education has announced that schools are closing down in 10 regions of the country over the flu outbreak. In three regions - Bourgas, Pernik and Shumen - all schools are closed, in seven regions only some.

As of today until 8 March, schools are closed in the municipalities of Kostinbrod, Svoge, Botevgrad, Pravets, Zlatitsa, Koprivshtitsa, and Sofia-region.

Explosion at a Dobrich Gas Station Killed a Woman, Another is in a Hospital

Woman killed in gas station explosion in Dobrich. Another woman was injured. The incident happened around 8 pm last night at the exit of Varna. According to preliminary data, a gas cylinder of a car exploded during charging. The blasted car is almost completely destroyed. There were two women in it - a mother and a daughter, bTV reports.

Oil Slicks Found on Beaches on the Bulgarian North Coast

The Black Sea Basin Directorate, the Regional Inspectorate of Environment and Water and the Regional Laboratory of the Executive Environment Agency have responded to a report of beach pollution in Albena resort, said the press office of the Basin Directorate. A section of approximately 2 km up to the mouth of the Kranevska river has been inspected.