Two Britons Traveled the World in Tandem Biking for 218 Days and 22 Hours

Two British doctors have set a new Guinness record, cycling over 28,000 km in 218 days and 22 hours, according to UPI.

The Guinness Book of Records notes that Lloyd Collier and Louis Paul Snellgrove have improved the previous achievement for the fastest round-the-world tandem bike tour for men by 9 days.

Father and toddler rescued from car trapped in snow near Thessaloniki

The fire service rescued a father and his one-year-old son who were trapped in their car from snow accumulated by strong wind on a rural road near Thessaloniki late Monday night.

Authorities said the snow is 70 centimetres deep in the area. A cold weather system, dubbed Tilemachos, is sweeping into Greece, bringing freezing temperatures and snowfall in most parts of the country.

Authorities brace for new cold front

As the General Secretariat for Civil Protection warned about a new cold front that was forecast to begin last night and intensify through Saturday, local authorities in Attica and across the country on Wednesday convened with members of rescue services to discuss their readiness to deal with the fallout of the bad weather.

Difficult Road Conditions in Southwest Bulgaria because of Snow

Snow caused difficult road conditions in the region of Blagoevgrad (Southwest Bulgaria) on 10th of December. Lorries weighing more than 12 tonnes were banned to traffic for the area of Predela. Traffic was disrupted at the entrance to Blagoevgrad for a few hours due to a multi-vehicle accident.r. A 19 year-old girl was slightly injured, reports BNT.

Good Weather for Mountain Tourism

Sofia. The conditions are favourable for tourism on the mountains, there is clear weather and light to moderate wind in the highest areas, the Mountain Rescue Service told Focus News Agency. Morning temperatures 7-12°C. Rain showers are expected in some areas in the afternoon.
No accidents with tourists were registered in the last 24 hours.