Rescue

Bulgaria's Mountain Rescue Service Warn of Considerable Avalanche Danger

Bulgaria's Mountain Rescue Service on 25th of January warns of high danger of avalanches in the mountains, reports BNT. 

Considerable avalanche danger prevails in Pirin mountain, where the showfall was significant and storm-strong winds have deposited fresh snowdrifts on the slopes.

One skier is enough to trigger an avalanche in such locations, the rescue service warns.

Bulgaria's Mountain Rescue Service Warns of High Avalanche Danger

Bulgaria's mountain rescue service on 23rd of January are warning of a high avalanche danger in the coming days. The highest risk of avalanches is in Pirin mountain as there is already 30 cm new snow. By Sunday, the snow cover is expected to reach 1 m, reports BNT. 

The weather conditions are dangerous for both tourists and fans of extreme sports and skiing off piste.

Bulgarian Mountain Rescue Service Warns of High Avalanche Danger

Bulgaria's Mountain Rescue Service warns of high danger of avalanches, reports BNT. 

The leeward slopes are especially dangerous. Everyone who chooses the mountains for the holidays has to observe several basic tips, Zapryan Horozov from the rescue service told BNT on 28th of December.

Mountain Rescue Teams Searched for Tourist near Rila Monastery

Sofia. Mountain rescue teams searched for a tourist in the area of the Rila Monastery last night, the Mountain Rescue Service to the Bulgarian Red Crosstold Focus News Agency. The search operation started at 7.30 pm on Sunday and continued until 2.00 today. The man has a sprained ankle.

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