Sofia. It will be sunny today, with some clouds increasing, light to moderate wind from the east-northeast, maximum temperatures between 24°C and 29°C, in Sofia 26°C. This is the weather forecast of the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, meteorologist Hristo Hristov told Focus News Agency.
Sofia. It will be sunny again today, hot in the afternoon. A light east-northeast wind will blow, increasing to moderate in the Danube plain and the eastern areas. Maximum temperatures mostly between 29°C and 34°C, in Sofia around 29°C. Atmospheric pressure slightly higher than the average for August.
Sofia. After the earthquake in the area of Bansko yesterday, there were about 10 micro earthquakes, which nobody felt, Prof. Nikolay Miloshev, Director of the National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography, said in an interview with Focus News Agency with regard to the earthquakes registered in Bulgaria yesterday and today.
At least two villages were flooded near Lamia, central Greece, on Friday after the river Spercheios swelled due to heavy thunderstorms.
Online footage showed locals trying to protect themselves and their homes from the rising waters as streams overflowed their banks and barreled through the villages of Styrfaka and Lygaria.
There were no reports of injuries.
Cars float in a parking lot-turned-muddy lake following a squall in the northern Athens suburb of Maroussi, Thursday. Authorities urged drivers to avoid the area and closed a side road off the main highway leading north out of the capital. The fire department received more than 200 calls for assistance, including pumping water from flooded homes and businesses.
The weather took a turn for the worse on Tuesday, with rainfall exceeding 50 millimeters in many parts of the country.
There was serious flooding in Mandra, the western seaside town that was hard hit in last November's deadly floods.
The rain was also heavy in the prefecture of Magnesia, central Greece, where there were reports of serious flooding.