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March 8, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Three men from Sofia died on March 8 in an avalanche near the Yavorov hut on Bulgaria’s Pirin mountain, police in Blagoevgrad said. A police statement said that emergency number […]

Tens of thousands without electricity as snow heaps southern Bulgaria

March 8, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

More than 800 villages in Bulgaria remained without electricity on March 8, affecting tens of thousands of people, outgoing Interior Minister Vesselin ...

States of emergency, power cuts as Bulgaria continues grappling with heavy snowfalls

March 8, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Military personnel and additional firefighters were drafted in to areas of southern Bulgaria hardest-hit by heavy snowfalls, while many villages remai ...