A Code Yellow Warning for Snow, Ice and Wind Issued for 9 Bulgarian Regions

A Code Yellow warning for snow, ice and wind has been issued for 9 Bulgarian regions on 6 February, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) said on its website. The warning ice and wind is in place for the regions of Ruse, Targovishte, Razgrad, Shumen, Varna, Dobrich, Burgas, Silistra and Sliven.

Powerful Explosion in a Residential Building in Varna Killed Two People

A powerful explosion shook a block of flats in the coastal city of Varna in the early hours on January 13, BNT reports.

According to preliminary information, a woman had been killed in the blast. A second victim was found inside the building. Five people were hospitalized. It is not yet clear what the cause of the expolsion is.

Gallup First Exit Poll Results: Ivan Portnih Is the New Mayor of Varna

Most of the voters in Varna preferred their new mayor to be Ivan Portnih. 60.8% of the inhabitants of Bulgaria's maritime capital voted for it. The other candidate for the run-off, Kostadin Kostadinov, gained 35.1% of Varna citizens' votes, according to a Gallup poll commissioned by Nova TV.

116 New Electric Buses for Varna and Burgas under an European Program

The Minister of Environment and Water Neno Dimov, the acting Mayor of Varna Municipality Peycho Peychev and the Executive Director of City Transport EAD - Varna Zlati Zlatev signed a contract for the modernization of urban transport in the municipality. The project is funded under Operational Program "Environment 2014-2020" (OPE). The total investment is BGN 85.4 million.

Explosion at a Dobrich Gas Station Killed a Woman, Another is in a Hospital

Woman killed in gas station explosion in Dobrich. Another woman was injured. The incident happened around 8 pm last night at the exit of Varna. According to preliminary data, a gas cylinder of a car exploded during charging. The blasted car is almost completely destroyed. There were two women in it - a mother and a daughter, bTV reports.