At least six dead as tornadoes hit Mississippi

At least six people were killed when tornadoes ripped through Mississippi on April 12, officials said, prompting the southern US state to declare an emergency.    

The tornadoes caused "catastrophic" damage, according to U.S. media, and prompted the National Weather Service to issue its highest level of tornado alert.    

Weather Forecast: Mostly Cloudy with Rain in the West

It will be mostly cloudy today, with rain in the western part of the country. Around noon and in the afternoon, isolated thunderstorms possible in western Bulgaria, where the wind will start blowing from the west-northwest. In eastern Bulgaria, light to moderate south-southwest winds will continue. Daytime temperatures will drop to maximums mostly between 14C and 19C, in Sofia around 15C.

Weather Forecast: Drop in Temperatures, we can Expect Rain and Snow

A cold front will pass through the country today. From west to east clouds will increase and thicken, with rain, which in the evening will turn to snow in western Bulgaria; thunderstorms are also possible. Moderate to strong northwest winds will bring cold air and temperatures will drop.

Weather Forecast: Cloudy and Windy

It will be cloudy and windy today. It will be raining, in the Pre-Balkans and the high fields of Western Bulgaria snowing, but with the temperature drop by the end of the day and overnight, the rain throughout the country will turn to snow. Significant snowfall expected in the Rhodope Mountains, on Wednesday night in the Pre-Balkans and northeastern Bulgaria, as well.