Heavy rains have flooded parts of Bulgaria on Wednesday night, local media outlets report.
Rainfall of up to 75 liters per square meter has flooded basements and ground floors of private homes in Sliven municipality. Fire brigade teams worked all night long to drain the flooded property, Darik news informs.
The first batch of 20 new buses for the public transport company of Bulgaria’s capital out of a total 126 have been delivered, Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandukova has said.
The procurement had been 100% funded under the European Union’s Operational Programme Environment, state-run Bulgarian National Radio quoted Fandakova as saying on Tuesday.
Bulgaria’s capital Sofia is launching on Friday the construction of a new stretch of its underground railway system that will cost nearly EUR 17 M.
The southward extension to the "Blue" line will be 1.3 km long and will link the existing James Bourchier Station with a new station at the Hladilnika neighborhood, extending the line southwards.
Sofia's Administrative Court declared illegal changes allowing citizens with a permanent address to park within the Blue or Green Zone in return for a yearly fee.
It said present regulations deprived those using only a current address in the city center or immediate neighborhoods of having anywhere to park their vehicles.