The “Code Yellow” warning of potentially hazardous weather has been issued for expected heavy rainfall in 10 districts in Bulgaria and capital city Sofia. In the areas affected, up to 40 litres of rain a square metre are expected.
The warning was issued for the districts of Blagoevgrad, Kyustendil, Lovech, Montana, Pazardzhik, Pernik, Pleven, Sofia (district and capital), Vidin and Vratsa.
By tomorrow, the rain will have spread to all of Bulgaria, according to forecasters. At the Black Sea coast, it will be accompanied by thunderstorms, while all over Bulgaria, temperatures will slump.
In the northern part of central Bulgaria, temperatures will decrease by around 10 degrees Celsius by tomorrow, from 22 down to 12 degrees. In the rest of the country, the decrease will not be as radical.
So far, Bulgaria has enjoyed an autumn which mostly was unusually warm.