Bulgarian authorities have issued the Code Orange warning of dangerous weather for 13 districts for October 16 because of forecast heavy rain.
The 13 districts are Smolyan, Kurdzhali, Haskovo, Yambol, Sliven, Bourgas, Varna, Dobrich, Silistra, Shoumen, Turgovishte, Razgrad and Rousse.
Seven districts were issued the lesser Code Yellow warning of potentially dangerous weather for forecast heavy rain on Saturday: Pazardzhik, Plovdiv, Stara Zagora, Veliko Turnovo, Gabrovo, Lovech and Pleven.
The remaining districts in Bulgaria, mainly in the western part of the country, were assigned Code Green, meaning that no weather warning is in effect.
(Photo: David Rosen Photography)
Please support independent journalism by clicking on the orange button below. For as little as three euro a month or the equivalent in other currencies, you can support The Sofia Globe via patreon.com and get access to exclusive subscriber-only content: