Bulgaria issues dangerous weather warnings for wind, freezing temperatures for February 26

Bulgaria’s authorities issued warnings of dangerous weather, including the most serious warning for two districts, for February 26 2018.

The southern Bulgarian districts of Kurdjali and Smolyan were subject to the highest level of warning, “Code Red” for February 26 because of forecast strong winds.

A number of other districts were subject to the “Code Orange” warning of low temperatures, meaning dangerous weather: Gabrovo, Lovech, Montana, Pleven, Razgrad, Turgovishte, Veliko Turnovo, Vidin and Vratsa.

In turn, districts subject to the “Code Orange” dangerous weather warning for February 26 because of strong winds forecast for February 26 included Bourgas, Dobrich, Rousse, Shoumen, Silistra, Sliven, Varna and Yambol.

Weather forecasters said that on February 26, Bulgaria’s capital would see snow, with minimum temperatures of minus four rising to a maximum of minus one degree Celsius. On February 27, Sofia would again see snow, with a minimum of minus four rising to a maximum minus one degree Celsius.

Plovdiv, Bulgaria’s second city, was set for a low of one degree and a maximum three degrees, with snow, on February 26. The following day, Plovdiv faced the same forecast.

Bulgaria’s largest Black Sea city, Varna, was forecast to face minus two degrees, rising to zero, on February 26, with rain and snow on February 26. Conditions would be the same in the city the following day, according to forecasters.

At the Black Sea, the city of Bourgas was set for rain on February 26, with minimums at zero degrees Celsius, rising to two degrees on February 26 and 27, forecasters said.

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