Saturday, 21 February 2009

Big Snowfalls and High Winds Cause Havoc in Bulgaria

From Sofia to Burgas the fall of snow and strong winds cause major problem throughout the country on Friday. With freezing termperatures over the weekend the ice will set in and cause more problems.

Ice and Snow Continue to Cripple Bulgaria

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Many of Bulgaria's main roads and mountain passes are impassible or entirely closed for traffic after the heavy snowfall that began early Thursday morning with snow turning into ice due to very low temperatures, the National Road Agency reported.

The Bulgarian Traffic Police warns citizens to avoid driving unless absolutely necessary.

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