Varna Province

Train Hit the Rocks Near Plovdiv - the Second-Largest city in Bulgaria

Late last night, the train from Varna to Sofia hit in fallen rocks and dragged trees in the area before the village of Stryama. The locomotive was damaged in the accident, but luckily there are no injuries, writes NOVA.

The accident occurred around  4:30 this morning.

120 children, located in the Boris Hristov Culture House were provided with help.

Varna will be Taken off the List of Cities with High Levels of Fine Particulate Matter this Year

Sofia. We expect that Varna will be taken off the list of cities with high levels of fine particulate matter this year, Minister of Environment and Water Neno Dimov said during the presentation of the National Programme for Improvement of Ambient Air Quality 2018-2024, Focus News Agency reports.

Flu Epidemic Declared in 11 Municipalities in Varna Region

As of today, a flu epidemic has been declared for the municipalities of Aksakovo, Beloslav, Provadia, Valchi Dol, Vetrino, Dolni Chiflik, Byala, Suvorovo, Avren, Dalgopol and Devnya, in the Varna region.

The health authorities have recommended the suspension of school classes from today until February 6, the Ministry of Health said.

Strong Wind has led to Road Problems

Strong winds and snowfalls have led to road problems. The Road Infrastructure Agency (API) warned that traffic on I-5 Kazanlak - Shipka road is limited. API urges drivers to move with caution and appropriate speed. The intersection of the blocked route is via I-6 Kazanlak - Dunavtsi - road III-5601 Dunavtsi - Sheinovo - Shipka.

Varna Airport Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

An extraordinary situation halted the work of Varna Airport on Wednesday night.

An unknown person called the police station in the town of Aksakovo and reported for an explosive device at an unspecified location in the airport.

Passengers who were waiting for a flight to Sofia at 21:30 were evacuated in buses in front of the terminal.