Magnitude 4.4 earthquake strikes eastern Turkey

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake rocked eastern Turkey early on Aug. 12, according to the country's disaster agency.

The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake struck Iğdır province at 02.29 a.m. local time (1129GMT).

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.47 kilometers (4 miles), said AFAD.

Prosecutor orders probe into flooding disaster

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitstotakis speaks with locals on the island of Evia on Monday while surveying the damage caused by flash floods due to heavy rainfall on Sunday. A prosecutor on the island has ordered an investigation to determine whether any person or body can be held responsible for the deaths of eight people, including an infant, due to the floods.

Sunny and Warm - Temperatures Rise up to 32°

Today will be mostly sunny. After noon from the west the clouds will start to increase again. In Eastern Bulgariat the wind will be light to moderate. It will be warm with maximum temperatures between 27 ° and 32 °, lower along the coast, according to the NIMH forecast. 

Atmospheric pressure will continue to fall and will be significantly lower than the average for May. 

Mountains: Crucial ecosystems for wildlife, humanity

Montane ecosystems, which host unique habitats, endemic wildlife species and also play a crucial role in human life, are under a number of threats.

In 2003, the U.N. General Assembly designated Dec. 11 as "International Mountain Day" in order to encourage the international community to organize events to stress the importance of sustainable mountain development.

Rumen Radev: For 30 Years the Bulgarian Polar Explorers Created a Small Bulgaria on the Ice Continent

2019 marks the 30-year presence of the Bulgarian science in the exploration of the Ice continent. Together with world powers Bulgaria reaffirmed itself as one of the leading researchers in the exploration of Antarctica.

Mostly Sunny and Warm Today

It will be mostly sunny and warm today for this time of the year, Hristo Hristov of the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) told Focus News Agency. There will light wind from the south quarter. The maximum temperatures will reach 27C to 32C, in Sofia - around 27C.

Mostly Sunny Today, Temperatures Between 30C and 35C

It will be mostly sunny today, with occasional cloudy skies in western Bulgaria but no rain expected. Light to moderate east-northeast wind, becoming north-west in the evening in the north-west areas. Maximum temperatures between 30C and 35C, in Sofia - about 30C. 
Atmospheric pressure will remain slightly lower than the September average.