Meteorology

Floods Threaten Bulgaria’s Harvest

The harvest season in Bulgaria could be delayed as a result of the intensive rains and floods in the country.

“Up to 250,000 decares of wheat have been destroyed by the rains and it could take at least a week longer than usual for the machines to go in and collect the harvest”, Agriculture Minister Dimitar Grekov said, quoted by Investor.bg.

New Downpour Leaves Bulgaria's Dobrich in State of Emergency

After a thunderstorm has hit Bulgaria's Dobrich today, the situation remains critical and the town is still in a state of emergency.

Many of the settlements in the area were left without electricity and water. There are broken water mains, pumping stations and power substations have been flooded, BGNES reports.

Death Toll in Varna Climbs to 10, More Victims Feared

Ten people, including a child, are confirmed dead in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna, the head of the regional police Nikolai Kalchev told bTV national channel.

As previously reported, on Thursday afternoon the city was hit by severe rains and thunderstorms, which caused floods, death and damages. The district of Asparuhovo was hit by a flash flood from the ridge above the area. 

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