Bulgaria: Heavy Snowfall Leaves 50 Villages Without Power

Bulgaria – Heavy snowfall leaves 50 villages without power (Ice Age Now, Oct 26, 2014):

Gabrovo and Sevlievo declare emergency because of extremely severe winter conditions. More than fifty villages have no electricity. All roads and passes in the region are blocked.

The main roads in the country are closed, trains are stopped, and thousands of subscribers are without electricity CEZ.

Heavy snow did not stop for ten hours, along with hurricane winds and freezing temperatures.

40 people, including 20 children, were stranded for four hours at the train station after trains stopped moving in the region.

Authorities have mobilized all civil protection teams, fire and police, and 50 snowplows. However, their work is hampered by the columns stranded cars.

http://www.vesti.bg/bulgaria/pyrvi-sniag-zatvoreni-pytishta-i-33-hil.-abonati-bez-tok-6025755

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